The Resource Not fit for our society : nativism and immigration, Peter Schrag, (electronic resource)

Not fit for our society : nativism and immigration, Peter Schrag, (electronic resource)

Label
Not fit for our society : nativism and immigration
Title
Not fit for our society
Title remainder
nativism and immigration
Statement of responsibility
Peter Schrag
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In a book of deep and telling ironies, Peter Schrag provides essential background for understanding the fractious debate over immigration. Covering the earliest days of the Republic to current events, Schrag sets the modern immigration controversy within the context of three centuries of debate over the same questions about who exactly is fit for citizenship. He finds that nativism has long colored our national history, and that the fear-and loathing-of newcomers has provided one of the faultlines of American cultural and political life. Schrag describes the eerie similarities between the race
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schrag, Peter
Dewey number
304.8
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JV6121
LC item number
.S35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Nativism
  • Eugenics
Label
Not fit for our society : nativism and immigration, Peter Schrag, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
A city upon a hill -- "This visible act of ingurgitation" -- "Science" makes its case -- Preserving the race -- The great awhitening -- "They keep coming" -- A border without lines
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (315 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612763915
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000029687
  • (EBL)547596
  • (OCoLC)646788651
  • (SSID)ssj0000440250
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11281761
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000440250
  • (PQKBWorkID)10471452
  • (PQKB)11219419
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC547596
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000029687
Label
Not fit for our society : nativism and immigration, Peter Schrag, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
A city upon a hill -- "This visible act of ingurgitation" -- "Science" makes its case -- Preserving the race -- The great awhitening -- "They keep coming" -- A border without lines
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (315 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612763915
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000029687
  • (EBL)547596
  • (OCoLC)646788651
  • (SSID)ssj0000440250
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11281761
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000440250
  • (PQKBWorkID)10471452
  • (PQKB)11219419
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC547596
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000029687

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