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Islam in America

Author: Jane I Smith
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1999.
Series: Columbia contemporary American religion series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Smith "surveys the history of Islam in the United States and profiles the lifestyle, religious practices, and worldviews of American Muslims."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane I Smith
ISBN: 0231109660 9780231109666 0231109679 9780231109673 0231500394 9780231500395
OCLC Number: 40200186
Description: xvi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Muslim faith and practice --
Contributors to the development of Islam --
Islam comes to America --
Islam in the African American community --
Women and the Muslim American family --
Living a Muslim life in American society --
The public practice of Islam --
Looking to the future --
American Muslims of note.
Series Title: Columbia contemporary American religion series.
Responsibility: Jane I. Smith.

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