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Servants of Allah : African Muslims enslaved in the Americas

Author: Sylviane A Diouf
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 15th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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This 15th anniversary edition has been updated to include new materials and analysis, a review of developments in the field, prospects for new research, and new illustrations.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylviane A Diouf
ISBN: 9781479847112 1479847119
OCLC Number: 827781417
Description: x, 341 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.African Muslims, Christian Europeans, and the Transatlantic Slave Trade --
2.Upholding the Five Pillars of Islam in a Hostile World --
3.The Muslim Community --
4.Literacy: A Distinction and a Danger --
5.Resistance, Revolts, and Returns to Africa --
6.The Muslim Legacy.
Responsibility: Sylvanie A. Diouf.
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"A must read for anyone interested in the early history of Islam in the African American community. Diouf goes beyond generalities and sheds light on the lives of transplanted Muslims who have become Read more...

 
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