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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 19 April 2010
  • ISBN : 9780521849647
  • Page : 446 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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Traces the history of Muslims in the US and their waves of immigration and conversion across five centuries.

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A History of Islam in America

A History of Islam in America
  • Author : Kambiz GhaneaBassiri
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-19
  • ISBN : 9780521849647
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Traces the history of Muslims in the US and their waves of immigration and conversion across five centuries.

A History of Islam in America

A History of Islam in America
  • Author : Kambiz GhaneaBassiri
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781139788915
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Muslims began arriving in the New World long before the rise of the Atlantic slave trade. Kambiz GhaneaBassiri's fascinating book traces the history of Muslims in the United States and their different waves of immigration and conversion across five centuries, through colonial and antebellum America, through world wars and civil rights struggles, to the contemporary era. The book tells the often deeply moving stories of individual Muslims and their lives as immigrants and citizens within the broad context of the

The Practice of Islam in America

The Practice of Islam in America
  • Author : Edward E. Curtis IV
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-05
  • ISBN : 9781479880201
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An introduction to the ways in which ordinary Muslim Americans practice their faith. Muslims have always been part of the United States, but very little is known about how Muslim Americans practice their religion. How do they pray? What’s it like to go on pilgrimage to Mecca? What rituals accompany the birth of a child, a wedding, or the death of a loved one? What holidays do Muslims celebrate and what charities do they support? How do they learn

Muslims in American History

Muslims in American History
  • Author : Jerald Dirks
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 1590080440
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There are many legacies within American history that have been inadvertently forgotten. The book pays homage to one such forgotten legacy--the role of Muslims in American history. By offering a review based on various scholarly sources, the book broadens the understanding of American public with regard to the substantial role played by Muslims throughout American history.

Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
  • Author : Denise A. Spellberg
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • ISBN : 9780385350532
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In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of his lifelong interest in Islam, and he would go on to acquire numerous books on Middle Eastern languages, history, and travel, taking extensive notes on Islam as it

Old Islam in Detroit

Old Islam in Detroit
  • Author : Sally Howell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-29
  • ISBN : 9780199372027
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Across North America, Islam is portrayed as a religion of immigrants, converts, and cultural outsiders. Yet Muslims have been part of American society for much longer than most people realize. This book documents the history of Islam in Detroit, a city that is home to several of the nation's oldest, most diverse Muslim communities. In the early 1900s, there were thousands of Muslims in Detroit. Most came from Eastern Europe, the Ottoman Empire, and British India. In 1921, they built the

Islam Is a Foreign Country

Islam Is a Foreign Country
  • Author : Zareena Grewal
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-02
  • ISBN : 9781479800568
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In Islam Is a Foreign Country, Zareena Grewal explores some of the most pressing debates about and among American Muslims: what does it mean to be Muslim and American? Who has the authority to speak for Islam and to lead the stunningly diverse population of American Muslims? Do their ties to the larger Muslim world undermine their efforts to make Islam an American religion? Offering rich insights into these questions and more, Grewal follows the journeys of American Muslim youth

A History of Conversion to Islam in the United States, Volume 1

A History of Conversion to Islam in the United States, Volume 1
  • Author : Patrick D. Bowen
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2015-08-17
  • ISBN : 9789004300699
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In A History of Conversion to Islam in the United States, Volume 1: White American Muslims before 1975, Patrick D. Bowen offers an account of white Muslims and Sufis and the movements they produced between 1800 and 1975.

Islam in America

Islam in America
  • Author : Jane I. Smith
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780231147118
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A leading authority in the field introduces the basic tenets of the Muslim faith, surveys the history of Islam in the U.S., and profiles the lifestyles, religious practices, and worldviews of American Muslims. The book covers the role of women in American Islam, raising and educating children, appropriate dress and behavior, concerns about prejudice, and much more.

Islam in Black America

Islam in Black America
  • Author : Edward E. Curtis
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • ISBN : 9780791488591
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Explores modern African-American Islamic thought within the context of Islamic history, giving special attention to questions of universality versus particularity.

The Cambridge Companion to American Islam

The Cambridge Companion to American Islam
  • Author : Juliane Hammer,Omid Safi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-12
  • ISBN : 9781107002418
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This book is a comprehensive introduction to the past and present of American Muslim communities. Chapters discuss demographics, political participation, media, cultural and literary production, conversion, religious practice, education, mosque building, interfaith dialogue, and marriage and family, as well as American Muslim thought and Sufi communities. No comparable volume exists to date.

Being Muslim

Being Muslim
  • Author : Sylvia Chan-Malik
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • ISBN : 9781479804290
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An exploration of twentieth and twenty-first century U.S. Muslim womanhood that centers the lived experience of women of color For Sylvia Chan-Malik, Muslim womanhood is constructed through everyday and embodied acts of resistance, what she calls affective insurgency. In negotiating the histories of anti-Blackness, U.S. imperialism, and women’s rights of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Being Muslim explores how U.S. Muslim women’s identities are expressions of Islam as both Black protest religion and universal faith

Muslims and the Making of America

Muslims and the Making of America
  • Author : Amir Hussain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-08
  • ISBN : 1481306235
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"There has never been an America without Muslims"--so begins Amir Hussain, one of the most important scholars and teachers of Islam in America. Hussain, who is himself an American Muslim, contends that Muslims played an essential role in the creation and cultivation of the United States. Memories of 9/11 and the rise of global terrorism fuel concerns about American Muslims. The fear of American Muslims in part stems from the stereotype that all followers of Islam are violent extremists who

American Islamophobia

American Islamophobia
  • Author : Khaled A. Beydoun
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • ISBN : 9780520970007
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“I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. ‘Please don’t be Muslims, please don’t be Muslims.’ The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverberated through the mind of every Muslim American that day and every day after.… Our fear, and the collective breath or brace for the hateful backlash that ensued, symbolize the existential tightrope that defines Muslim American identity

Islam in North America

Islam in North America
  • Author : Michael A. Köszegi,J. Gordon Melton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-01-12
  • ISBN : 9781351972543
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First published in 1992, this book focuses on the Muslim community and how it has developed in North America. Divided into eight sections, it traces the history of the Muslim community in North America from the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth-century and examines different aspects of the community such as Sectarian Movements, Islam in the African American community and points of contact between Christian and Islamic communities. The text includes a number of bibliographies to aid further study