Silent travelers : germs, genes, and the "immigrant menace" /

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Main Author: Kraut, Alan M.
Format: Book
Published:New York, NY : BasicBooks, c1994.
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Main Author:Kraut, Alan M.

Amid concerns over use of TB and AIDS to exclude immigrants, this book looks at how earlier generations grappled with such problems, from the Irish immigrants of New York wrongly blamed for the cholera epidemic in 1832 to Miami's Haitian refugees stigmatized as AIDS carriers in the 1980s.

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Physical Description:xiv, 369 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-345) and index.
ISBN:0465078230 :