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A Muslim American slave : the life of Omar Ibn Said

Author: Omar ibn Said; Ala A Alryyes
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This authoritative edition and translation of the only surviving American slave narrative written in Arabic offers an invaluable addition to our understanding of the literature written by enslaved  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863 or 1864.
Muslim American slave.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010044625
Named Person: Omar ibn MARC+97MARC+86d 1770?-1863 or 4 Said
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Omar ibn Said; Ala A Alryyes
ISBN: 9780299249533 0299249530 9780299249540 0299249549
OCLC Number: 929349300
Language Note: English translations on pages facing facsim. pages of Arabic text.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 222 p.) : ill, facsim., maps, port
Responsibility: [by Omar ibn Said] ; translated from the Arabic, edited, and with an introduction by Ala Alryyes.

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