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Black crescent : the experience and legacy of African Muslims in the Americas

Author: Michael A Gomez
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in Latin America in the 15th century, this text represents a social history of African Muslims and their descendants throughout the Americas, through to the post-slavery period of the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Gomez
ISBN: 0521840953 9780521840958 0521600790 9780521600798
OCLC Number: 57201874
Awards: Winner of Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (Nonfiction) 2006
Description: x, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ladinos, Gelofes, and Mandingas --
Caribbean crescent --
Brazilian sambas --
Muslims in New York --
Founding mothers and fathers of a different sort : African Muslims in the early North American South --
Breaking away : Noble Drew Ali and the foundations of contemporary Islam in African America --
The nation --
Malcolm.
Responsibility: Michael A. Gomez.
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