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Title:
The American encounter with Islam
Author:
Mir, Anjum.
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Publication Information:
Broomall, PA : Mason Crest Publishers, 2004.
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
What America knows about Islam -- The faith of Islam -- A forgotten legacy : Muslim explorers and enslaved Africans -- A growing faith : immigrants, converts, and Muslim communities -- Islamic roots : the African-American encounter with Islam -- American Muslim life : Islamic living -- family, community, and American Muslim culture -- Challenges facing Muslims in America.
ISBN:
9781590846995
Format :
Book

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Summary

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The volumes in the 'Introducing Islam' series will help readers understand Islam and the Muslim world.


Table of Contents

What America knows about Islam
The Islamic faith
Muslims during the era of slavery
Immigrants, converts, and communities
African Americans and Islam
American Muslim life
Family, society, and culture
Challenges facing American Muslims
The future of Islam in the United States