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Author Al-Deen, Aminah.

Title Transnational Muslims in American society / Aminah Beverly McCloud
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (161 pages)
Contents 1. Introduction to immigrant American Muslims -- 2. A nation of immigrants, stereotypes, imaginations -- 3. Brief introduction to Islam -- 4. South Asian history in overview -- 5. South Asian culture -- 6. Islam and the Arabs -- 7. Arab Muslims in the United States -- 8. Iranian Muslim immigrants : the philosopher poets -- 9. Living on the margins : Chinese and Somali American Muslims -- 10. Global Islam in America : the mix and the challenges -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary An in-depth yet accessible guide to Islamic immigrants from the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa that challenges the widely held perception that Islam is monolithic and exclusively Arab in identity and expression
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-153) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African Americans -- Religion.
Arab Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Arab Americans -- History.
Black Muslims.
Islam -- United States.
Muslims -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Muslims -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813037689 (electronic bk.)
9780813037684 (electronic bk.)