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Muslims and the making of America

Author: Amir Hussain
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'There has never been an America without Muslims'--so begins Amir Hussain, one of the most important scholars and teachers of Islam in America. Hussain, who is himself an American Muslim, contends that Muslims played an essential role in the creation and cultivation of the United States. Memories of 9/11 and the rise of global terrorism fuel concerns about American Muslims. The fear of American Muslims in part  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hussain, Amir, 1965-
Muslims and the making of America.
Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2017008865
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir Hussain
ISBN: 9781481306225 1481306227 9781481306232 1481306235
OCLC Number: 961182838
Description: x, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : The American ideal and Islam --
Islam in America : a short history --
Blues for Allah : music --
The greatest : sports --
Muslims on the American landscape : culture --
Conclusion : The poetry of ordinary American Muslim lives.
Responsibility: Amir Hussain.

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"There has never been an America without Muslims" - so begins Amir Hussain, one of the most important scholars and teachers of Islam in America. Hussain, who is himself an American Muslim, contends  Read more...
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In recent times of rising Islamophobia, rampant misinformation about Islam, and political rhetoric against Muslims, books showcasing the positive aspects of Muslims in America are very welcome. Read more...

 
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