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A community of many worlds : Arab Americans in New York City

Author: Kathleen Benson; Philip M Kayal; Museum of the City of New York.
Publisher: New York : Museum of the City of New York ; Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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New York City's main Arab communities exemplify the continuity and change that has taken place throughout the city's rich history. This is a collection of writings and photographs that document and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
History
Essays
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Community of many worlds.
New York : Museum of the City of New York ; Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606848931
Online version:
Community of many worlds.
New York : Museum of the City of New York ; Syracuse : Syracuse University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)608912511
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Benson; Philip M Kayal; Museum of the City of New York.
ISBN: 0815607393 9780815607397
OCLC Number: 49415875
Notes: Papers originally presented at conference initiating the project "A Community of Many Worlds: Arab Americans in New York City" organized by the Museum of the City of New York.
Description: xxviii, 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Early Arab immigration to New York. New York: the mother colony / Alixa Naff ; The Syrian-Lebanese community of South Ferry from its origin to 1977 / Mary Ann Haick DiNapoli ; Impressions of New York City by early Arab immigrants / Michael W. Suleiman ; Rare sights: images of early Arab immigration to New York City / Jonathan Friedlander ; My mother's zither / Gregory Orfalea ; Cultural traditions of early Arab immigrants to New York / Stanley Rashid ; Being Arab American in New York: a personal story / Peter J. Awn ; So, who are we? Who am I? / Philip M. Kayal --
pt. 2. Arab New Yorkers in the late twentieth century. Inventing and re-inventing the Arab American identity / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad ; The changing Arab New York community / Louis Abdellatif Cristillo and Lorraine C. Minnite ; Arab families in New York public schools / Paula Hajar ; The Syrian Jews of Brooklyn / Walter P. Zenner ; NY-MASJID: the mosques of New York / Jerrilynn Dodds ; Arab Americans: their arts and New York City, 1970-2000 / Inea Bushnaq ; Hollywoood's Muslim Arabs / Jack G. Shaheen ; Lebanese women: the Beirut-New York connection / Evelyn Shakir ; Being Arab American in New York: a personal story / Abdeen Jabara.
Responsibility: Museum of the City of New York ; edited by Kathleen Benson and Philip M. Kayal.

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