America for the Americans: The Nativist Movement in the United States
Social Movements Past and Present offers thorough analyses of the ideas and actions that have changed the way Americans think and live. Each volume is written by a specialist drawing on the insights and methodologies of history, sociology and political science.
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The Nativist Network in the MidNineteenth Century
The Rise of Know Nothingism
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