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The Cambridge companion to American Islam

Author: Juliane Hammer; Omid Safi
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Cambridge companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a comprehensive introduction to the past and present of American Muslim communities.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliane Hammer; Omid Safi
ISBN: 9781107002418 1107002419 9780521175524 0521175526
OCLC Number: 826859565
Description: xx, 371 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : American Islam, Muslim Americans, and the American experiment / Juliane Hammer, Omid Safi --
The study of American Muslims : a history / Edward E. Curtis IV --
African Muslim slaves and Islam in Antebellum America / Richard Brent Turner --
Laying the groundwork for American Muslim histories : 1865-1965 / Sally Howell --
American Muslims in the contemporary world : 1965 to the present / Zain Abdullah --
Converts and conversions / Michael Muhammad Knight --
Demographics, political participation, and representation / Amaney Jamal, Liali Albana --
American Muslims and the media / Nabil Echchaibi --
Muslims in the American legal system / Kathleen M. Moore --
Religious pluralism, secularism, and interfaith endeavors / Rosemary R. Hicks --
Organizing communities : institutions, networks, groups / Karen Leonard --
Negotiating boundaries : American Sufis / Gisela Webb --
Religious normativity and praxis among American Muslims / Kambiz Ghaneabassiri --
Muslim spaces and Mosque architecture / Akel Ismail Kahera --
Islamic education in the United States : debates, practices, and institutions / Zareena A. Grewal, R. David Coolidge --
Muslim public intellectuals and global Muslim thought / Timur R. Yuskaev --
Cultural and literary production of Muslim America / Sylvia Chan-Malik --
Muslim youth cultures / Su'ad Abdul Khabeer, Maytha Alhassen --
Sexual identity, marriage, and family / Debra Majeed --
Studying American Muslim women : gender, feminism, and Islam / Juliane Hammer.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to religion.
Responsibility: edited by Juliane Hammer, Omid Safi.

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'The twenty chapters of this superbly edited volume etch American Muslims at the crossroads - between immigrant past and citizen future, between indigenous African-American and global Arab-Asian. Read more...

 
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