From Library Journal
In this most comprehensive of works covering right-wing movements in the United States since colonial times, Bennett (history, Syracuse) argues that members earnestly sought to defend the country from alien peoples and ideas viewed as a threat to the cherished American way of life. Bennett demonstrates that the perceived danger shifted after the 1919 Bolshevik revolution and the U.S. immigration restrictions in the 1920s from a fear of aliens themselves to fear of such alien ideologies as communism. Although this work is scholarly, illustrations would have enhanced it. Still, it is highly recommended for academic and larger public libraries. Steven D. Zink, Univ. of Nevada Lib., Reno
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"Mr. Bennett ... has an eye for arresting detail and subtle contradiction ... a sober, thought-provoking and above all empathetic analysis." -- The New York Times Book Review
"A superbly well-informed narrative history."
-- The Journal of American History