The Crescent Obscured The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815 (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The Crescent Obscured The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815
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The Crescent Obscured The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815

Author: Robert Allison
Publisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East, encounters with the Muslim world have helped Americans define national identity and purpose. Focusing on America's encounter with the Barbary states of North Africa from 1776 to 1815, Robert Allison traces the perceptions and mis-perceptions of Islam in the American mind as the new nation constructed its ideology and system of  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Allison
ISBN: 9780226014906 0226014908 9780226308579 022630857X
OCLC Number: 911184792
Description: 1 online resource (295 Seiten)

Abstract:

The Muslim world represented an alien and foreign phenomenon for the USA in its early years as a republic (1785-1815). This study examines the American view of Muhammad and the many issues which  Read more...

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