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In sociological contexts, this term is used most commonly to refer to the negative, ethnocentric responses of native-born populations towards immigrants. The classic study of such responses is John Higham, Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism 1860–1925 (1955).

Subjects: United States History.


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