Silent Travelers: Germs, Genes, and the Immigrant Menace (Paperback)

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This study traces the American tradition of the suspicion of immigrant populations spreading disease. From the cholera outbreak of the 1930s to the associations of Haitians and AIDS, the author shows how immigrant groups have been regularly slandered as carriers of particular diseases.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780801850967
ISBN-10: 0801850967
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date: March 19th, 1995
Pages: 384
Language: English