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Author Gomez, Michael Angelo, 1955-
Title Black crescent : the experience and legacy of African Muslims in the Americas / Michael A. Gomez
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  305.697 G5864 2005    AVAILABLE  -  30500101516659
Descript x, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Ladinos, Gelofes, and Mandingas -- Caribbean crescent -- Brazilian sambas -- Muslims in New York -- Founding mothers and fathers of a different sort : African Muslims in the early North American South -- Breaking away : Noble Drew Ali and the foundations of contemporary Islam in African America -- The nation -- Malcolm
Beginning in Latin America in the 15th century, this text represents a social history of African Muslims and their descendants throughout the Americas, through to the post-slavery period of the 20th century
Subject African Americans -- History
Africans -- America -- History
Muslims -- America -- History
Islam -- America -- History
Africans -- America -- Religion
African Americans -- Religion
Muslims, Black -- America -- History
Slavery -- America -- History
United States -- Race relations
America -- Race relations
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