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

Author: Michael Angelo Gomez
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Angelo Gomez
ISBN: 9780521840958 0521840953 9780521600798 0521600790
OCLC Number: 826436942
Awards: Winner of Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (Nonfiction) 2006
Description: x, 385 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1. Ladinos, Gelofes and Mandingas; 2. Caribbean crescent; 3. Brazilian sambas; 4. Muslims in New York; 5. Founding mothers and fathers of a different sort: African Muslims in the Early North American South; Interlude. In a Glass darkly - elisive communities; 6. Breaking away - noble Drew Ali and the foundations of contemporary Islam in African America; 7. The nation; 8. Malcolm; Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michael A. Gomez.

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This book, first published in 2005, is a social history of the experiences of African Muslims and their descendants throughout the Americas, including the Caribbean. The record under slavery is  Read more...

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