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HIST 1321: Nativism and Racial Ideology: Secondary Sources

Introductory Topics/Amer Hist 002H 1207: Who belongs? Nativism and Racial Ideology in the Emergence of Modern America
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    • Suggestion: If you are using a database heavily, use advanced search, and look in help for suggestions on how to construct your search

History databases

Secondary sources can be books (monographs) or articles from  journals.

To be considered academic, they will have had to go through peer-review.