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Journey into America : the challenge of Islam / Akbar Ahmed.

Ahmed, Akbar S., author. (Author).
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West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 305.697073 AHM (Text) 31951004151376 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780815703877 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0815703872 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: 528 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-497) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Muslim odyssey -- Part I. American identity. Defining American identity ; Searching for American identity -- Part II. Islam in America. African Americans as first Muslims ; Immigrant Muslims : living the American dream/American nightmare ; Muslim converts : shame and honor in a time of excess -- Part III. Adjusting and adapting. Jews and Muslims : bridging a great divide ; Mormons and Muslims : getting to know you ; The importance of being America -- Appendix : personal reflections on the fieldwork.
Summary, etc.: "Examines American identity as influenced by its founding and history and the diverse Muslim experience in America, as well as the experience of other religious groups, and how each has affected the other"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Muslims > United States > Social conditions.
Muslims > United States > Ethnic identity.
Muslims > Cultural assimilation > United States.
Islam and culture > United States.
Cultural pluralism > Religious aspects > Islam > United States.
Islam and civil society > United States.
United States > Religious life and customs.
United States > Social life and customs.

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