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270 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographical references and index.
From out of the shadows : moral panics and the search for scapegoats -- 'They're plotting to take over the country!' : the great Catholic scare -- 'No dogs, no Negros, no Mexicans' : the Southern border menace -- 'The Mongolian hordes must go!' : the Chinese migration band -- 'Childlike, barbaric and otherwise inferior' : the fear of Native Americans-foreigners in their own land -- 'Don't trust the Huns' : the anti-German hysteria of World War I -- 'Beware the yellow peril' : the Japanese American scare -- 'The Jews are spying for Hitler!' : the refugee panic of World War II -- 'Be wary of the wolf in sheep's clothing!' : Muslim refugees-just the latest fear -- From Mexicans to Muslims : stepping out of the shadow of fear and facing the enemy within.
"This historical review of the US treatment of immigrants and minority groups documents the suspicion and persecution that often met newcomers and those perceived to be different"-- Provided by publisher.