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Black Crescent: The Experience and Legacy of African Muslims in the Americas

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A social history of the experiences of African Muslims and their descendants throughout the Americas. Michael A. Gomez is Professo... Lire la suite
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A social history of the experiences of African Muslims and their descendants throughout the Americas.

Auteur

Michael A. Gomez is Professor of History at New York University. He is the author of Pragmatism in the Age of Jihad: The Precolonial State of Bundu (Cambridge, 1992) and Exchanging our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South (1998). His research, teaching interests, and publications include the African diaspora, Islam, and West African history. He currently serves as director of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora.

Résumé
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 examined, as is the post-slavery period into the twentieth century, looking at the emergence of Islam among the African-descended in the United States.

Contenu

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.

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Titre: Black Crescent: The Experience and Legacy of African Muslims in the Americas
Sous-titre: The Experience and Legacy of African Muslims in the Americas
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Code EAN: 9780521840958
ISBN: 978-0-521-84095-8
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 396
Poids: 730g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm x T22mm
Année: 2011
Auflage: New

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