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Author Diouf, Sylviane A. (Sylviane Anna), 1952- author

Title Servants of Allah : African Muslims enslaved in the Americas / Sylviane A. Diouf
Published New York : New York University Press, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 254 pages)
Contents Introduction: an understudied presence and legacy -- African Muslims, Christian Europeans, and the Atlantic slave trade -- Upholding the Five Pillars of Islam in a hostile world -- The Muslim community -- Literacy: a distinction and a danger -- Resistance, revolts, and returns to Africa -- The Muslim legacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-246) and index
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Subject African Americans -- History -- To 1863.
Muslims, Black -- America -- History.
Muslims, Black -- United States -- History.
Slaves -- Religious life -- America -- History.
Slaves -- Religious life -- United States -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585317542 (electronic bk.)
081471904X (acid-free paper)
0814719058 (paperback; acid-free paper)
9780585317540 (electronic bk.)
9780814719046 (acid-free paper)
9780814719053 (paperback; acid-free paper)