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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99
Muslims have been a vital presence in North America since the 16th century. Here for the first time is a brief introduction to the entire span of their religious history, featuring the stories and voices of Muslims Americans from every religious, racial, and ethnic background. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 234.00
Places Muslim Americans in the Center of American History and Culture. Muslims have long played a central role in American history. Since the colonial period, when an estimated 20,000 African Muslims were transported to America as slaves, to the early 20th century, when Muslim immigrants came to the United States from the Middle East, Europe, and Asia,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 26.99
How do people in the African diaspora practice Islam? While the term "Black Muslim" may conjure images of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, millions of African-descended Muslims around the globe have no connection to the American-based Nation of Islam. The Call of Bilal is a penetrating account of the rich diversity of Islamic religious practice among... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 23.99
Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam came to America's attention in the 1960s and 1970s as a radical separatist African American social and political group. But the movement was also a religious one. Edward E. Curtis IV offers the first comprehensive examination of the rituals, ethics, theologies, and religious narratives of the Nation of Islam, showing... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 15.99
Since the Revolutionary War, Muslim Americans have served in the United States military, risking their lives to defend a country that increasingly looks at them with suspicion and fear. InMuslim Americans in the Military: Centuries of Service,Edward E. Curtis illuminates the long history of Muslim service members who have defended their country and... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 28.00
An introduction to the ways in which ordinary Muslim Americans practice their faith Muslims have always been part of the United States, but very little is known about how Muslim Americans practice their religion. How do they pray? What?s it like to go on pilgrimage to Mecca? What rituals accompany the birth of a child, a wedding, or the death... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20
Taking the influential work of Arthur Huff Fauset as a starting point to break down the false dichotomy that exists between mainstream and marginal, a new generation of scholars offers fresh ideas for understanding the religious expressions of African Americans in the United States. Fauset's 1944 classic,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 109.99
This book provides sensible analysis of overarching themes (performance of the 113 th Congress, voting laws, campaign finance, and use of social media) from the 2014 campaign cycle, as well as case studies of important congressional races. Collectively, the concepts and cases give a compelling narrative explanation of America?s electoral process... more...