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Black Mecca the African Muslims of Harlem

Author: Zain Abdullah
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Black Mecca, Zain Abdullah takes us inside the lives of Muslim African immigrants in Harlem and shows how they deal with being a double minority in a country where both blacks and Muslims are  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zain Abdullah
ISBN: 9780199329281 0199329281 9780195314250 0195314255
OCLC Number: 917156332
Description: 294 p. ill.
Contents: 1. Prologue: A New Blues People ; 2. America Dreaming ; 3. The Black Encounter ; 4. The Language of Heaven ; 5. A Sacred City ; 6. Harlem Jihads ; 7. Doing Allah's Work ; 8. Family Matters ; 9. Epilogue: ; In Pursuit of Hope ; Glossary ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Zain Abdullah [aut].

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Intermingling ethnographic research with good storytelling and captivating interviews, Black Mecca is electrifying. Abdullah opens up the community and its individuals in ways I could not have Read more...

 
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