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An Islamic Surface Reading of African Muslim Slave Narratives

American and Muslim Worlds before 1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the early to mid-nineteenth century, Ralph Waldo Emerson, a key figure of the American Transcendentalist movement, turned his gaze toward the East, perusing Islam along the way. In developing his Transcendentalist thought, Emerson took...

Introduction to the volume

Edward E. Curtis

Edward E. Curtis IV is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is the author or editor of several books about Islam, American religions, and Africana studies, including The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States (2009) and Muslims in America: A Short History (2009). Curtis is the recipient of Carnegie, Fulbright, Mellon, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This volume imagines Islam as part of, rather than as foreign to, the West. For many readers, the idea that Islam is part of the West will cause little alarm. But for others, it may be discombobulating. In our age, one might be forgiven...
...I have always loved Art, and been thankful for the gift to discern the cunning next to the divine in the most commonplace contrivances. . . . That is to say, to me there is Art in everything we construct.General Lew Wallace says he thinks...

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John Ghazvinian

John Ghazvinian is Associate Director of the Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He is the author of Children of the Revolution: Iran and America since 1600 (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur Mitchell Fraas

Arthur Mitchell Fraas is Senior Curator of Special Collections at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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American and Muslim Worlds before 1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the spring of 1782, a group of Philadelphia merchants, fed up with years of British assaults on their shipping and wanting to send a forceful message to the Royal Navy, fitted out an armed privateer, and charged it with the task...
...Karl Irving Faust, Campaigning in the Philippines (San Francisco: Hicks-Judd, 1899), 249; reported also in Charles B. Hagadorn, “Our Friend the Sultan of Jolo,” Century Illustrated Magazine 110 (May 1900): 28.Why did you come here...

Imagining Empire: Islamic India in Nineteenth-Century US Print Culture

American and Muslim Worlds before 1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...When nineteenth-century Americans thought about Muslims—whose adherents worldwide, as Karine Walther has argued, were homogenized and stereotyped as a monolithic and in some sense racialized Other—those living in India did not figure...

Muslims in the making of the west

Edward E. Curtis

Edward E. Curtis IV is Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts & Professor of Religious Studies at the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is the author or editor of several books about Islam, American religions, and Africana studies, including The Columbia Sourcebook of Muslims in the United States (2009) and Muslims in America: A Short History (2009). Curtis is the recipient of Carnegie, Fulbright, Mellon, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Brian Catlos, “The Caliphate in the West” (2014) The tenth century in Europe was no dark age. The West’s richest and most powerful leader was ‘Abd al-Rahman III, the descendant of ‘Abd al-Rahman I, the exiled Umayyad prince who assumed...
...Herman Melville, Moby Dick (London: Random House UK, 2008), 6.Grand Contested Election for the Presidency of the United States.Whaling Voyage by One Ishmael.In the early seventeenth century, Afghans within the Mughal Empire began...

Benjamin Franklin, Islam, and the Abolition of Slavery

American and Muslim Worlds before 1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Islam and Muslims were not unknown to Americans during the founding era, and it should come as no surprise that Benjamin Franklin made several references to the faith and its adherents throughout his life. Although his views varied and were...

Brotherhood of the Orb

Lawrence Pintak

Lawrence Pintak is an award-winning journalist and scholar who has written about America’s complex relationship with Islam since 1980. He was the founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University (2009–2016) and was named a Fellow of the Society of Professional Journalists in 2017 for “outstanding service to the profession of journalism” around the world. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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America & Islam : Soundbites, Suicide Bombs, and the Road to Donald Trump

I.B. Tauris, 2019

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...A nation/tribe will be coming forth from the Farsi direction, saying: “You Arabs! You have been too zealous! If you don’t give them their due rights, nobody will have alliance with you . . .”Signs of the Judgment DayApril 2017It was a scene...