Beyond the Huddled Masses : American Immigration and The Treaty of Versailles

By: Allerfeldt, KristoferMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: London : I.B.Tauris, 2006Description: 1 online resource (267 p.)ISBN: 9780857710888Subject(s): Europe -- Foreign relations -- United States | Treaty of Versailles (1919) | United States -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Foreign relations -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond the Huddled Masses : American Immigration and The Treaty of VersaillesDDC classification: 304.8 | 327.7304 LOC classification: D1065.U5 A44 2006Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: American Immigration and the New World Order; Part 2: The Persistence of Enemy Europe; Part 3: The American Race; Part 4: Conclusion; Endnotes; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary: How did American isolationism after the Treaty of Versailles, accentuated by stringent immigration restrictions predominantly against Asians and Europeans, work to shape American identity? Beyond the Huddled Masses is a vivid look at the connection between the results of the Paris Peace Conference and the Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924. Kristofer Allerfeldt identifies the threads of nativism, anti-Bolshevism, self-determination and fear that ran through America's participation in the Paris Peace Conference and then manifested themselves openly through the Immigration Acts. He taps into the
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Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: American Immigration and the New World Order; Part 2: The Persistence of Enemy Europe; Part 3: The American Race; Part 4: Conclusion; Endnotes; Select Bibliography; Index

How did American isolationism after the Treaty of Versailles, accentuated by stringent immigration restrictions predominantly against Asians and Europeans, work to shape American identity? Beyond the Huddled Masses is a vivid look at the connection between the results of the Paris Peace Conference and the Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924. Kristofer Allerfeldt identifies the threads of nativism, anti-Bolshevism, self-determination and fear that ran through America's participation in the Paris Peace Conference and then manifested themselves openly through the Immigration Acts. He taps into the

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Kristofer Allerfeldt is a Fellow in the Department of History, University of Exeter, and specialist in modern American history.

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