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A History of Islam in America by Kambiz GhaneaBassiri

By Kambiz GhaneaBassiri

Muslims begun arriving within the New global lengthy sooner than the increase of the Atlantic slave exchange. Kambiz GhaneaBassiri's attention-grabbing ebook lines the background of Muslims within the usa and their diverse waves of immigration and conversion throughout 5 centuries, via colonial and antebellum the USA, via global wars and civil rights struggles, to the modern period. The booklet tells the usually deeply relocating tales of person Muslims and their lives as immigrants and voters in the huge context of the yank spiritual event, displaying how that have has been fundamental to the evolution of yank Muslim associations and practices. this can be a targeted and clever portrayal of a various non secular neighborhood and its courting with the US. it's going to function a powerful antidote to the present politicized dichotomy among Islam and the West, which has come to dominate the learn of Muslims in the United States and additional afield.

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