African Muslims in Antebellum America : Transatlantic Stories and Spiritual Struggles (REV UPD)

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African Muslims in Antebellum America : Transatlantic Stories and Spiritual Struggles (REV UPD)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 194 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415912693
  • DDC分類 973.0496

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A condensation and updating of his African Muslims in Antebellum AmericaA Sourcebook (1984), noted scholar of antebellum black writing and history Dr. Allan D. Austin explores, via portraits, documents, maps, and texts, the lives of 50 sub-Saharan non-peasant Muslim Africans caught in the slave trade between 1730 and 1860. Also includes five maps.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    vii(2)
Preface ix (2)
List of Maps and Illustrations xi
1. "There Are Good Men in America, but All 3 (28)
Are Very Ignorant of Africa"-and Its Muslims
2. Glimpses of Seventy-Five African Muslims 31 (20)
in Antebellum North America
3. Job Ben Solomon: African Nobleman and a 51 (14)
Father of African American Literature
4. Abd ar-Rahman and His Two Amazing 65 (20)
American Journeys
5. Bilali Mohammed and Salih Bilali: 85 (30)
Almaamys on Georgia's Sapelo and St. Simon's
Islands
6. Lamine Kebe, Educator 115(14)
7. Umar ibn Said's Legend (s), Life, and 129(30)
Letters
8. The Transatlantic Trials of Mahommah 159(14)
Gardo Baquaqua
9. Mohammed Ali ben Said, or Nicholas Said: 173(14)
His Travels on Five Continents
Index 187