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Science  27 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5824, pp. 544
DOI: 10.1126/science.1140898

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American Perceptions of Immigrant and Invasive Species. Strangers on the Land. By Peter A. Coates. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2006. 266 pp. $39.95, £26.95. ISBN 9780520249301.

Coates examines the reactions of 19th- and early-20th-century Americans to nonnative species such as starlings, gypsy moths, and eucalyptus.