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The Resource The guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America, Daniel Okrent

The guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America, Daniel Okrent

Label
The guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America
Title
The guarded gate
Title remainder
bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Okrent
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • National Jewish Book Award, 2019.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2019
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10776036
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Okrent, Daniel
Dewey number
344.74304/8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eugenics
  • Sterilization (Birth control)
  • Discrimination in medical care
  • Human reproduction
  • Emigration and immigration law
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bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America
Label
The guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America, Daniel Okrent
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Ellis Island, 1925 -- The future betterment of the human race -- Thrifty, capable yankee blood -- The warfare of the cradle -- The kindled fire -- Short, sober, musical rapists -- To hell with Jews, Jesuits, and steamships! -- Heaven-sent Madison Grant -- A carnival of exclusion -- The coming of the quota -- Science is our polestar -- 6,346,856 inferior immigrants -- Without foundation -- The train of consequences -- Epilogue : Liberty Island, 1965
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 478 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476798035
Isbn Type
(hb:hb)
Lccn
2019006830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1086502278
  • on1086502278
  • OCoLC
Label
The guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of America, Daniel Okrent
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-451) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Ellis Island, 1925 -- The future betterment of the human race -- Thrifty, capable yankee blood -- The warfare of the cradle -- The kindled fire -- Short, sober, musical rapists -- To hell with Jews, Jesuits, and steamships! -- Heaven-sent Madison Grant -- A carnival of exclusion -- The coming of the quota -- Science is our polestar -- 6,346,856 inferior immigrants -- Without foundation -- The train of consequences -- Epilogue : Liberty Island, 1965
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 478 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476798035
Isbn Type
(hb:hb)
Lccn
2019006830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1086502278
  • on1086502278
  • OCoLC

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