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Black routes to Islam

Author: Manning Marable; Hisham Aidi; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. ©2009
Series: Critical Black studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The Critical Black Studies Series celebrates its fourth volume, Black Routes to Islam. The series under the general supervision of Manning Marable, features readers and anthologies examining challenging topics within the contemporary black experience - in the United States, the Caribbean, Africa, and across the African Diaspora. Previously published in the series are Transnational Blackness, Racializing Justice,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black routes to Islam.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009016317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manning Marable; Hisham Aidi; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230623743 0230623743 9781282674189 1282674188
OCLC Number: 449914018
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 323 pages).
Contents: Introduction: the early Muslim presence and its significance / Hishaam D. Aidi and Manning Marable --
Locating Palestine in pre-1948: black internationalism / Alex Lubin --
Black orientalism: its genesis, aims, and significance for American Islam / Sherman A. Jackson --
Islamism and its African American Muslim critics: black Muslims in the era of Arab cold war / Edward E. Curtis IV --
East of the sun (west of the moon): Islam, the Ahmadis, and African America / Moustafa Bayoumi --
Representing permanent war: black power's Palestine and the end(s) of civil rights / Keith P. Feldman --
From Harlem to Algiers: transnational solidarities between the African American freedom movement and Algeria, 1962-1978 / Samir Meghelli --
Let us be Moors: race, Islam, and "connected histories" / Hishaam D. Aidi --
Constructing masculinity: interactions between Islam and African American youth since Eric Lincoln's the Black Muslims in America / Richard Brent Turner --
Through Sunni women's eyes: black feminism and the Nation of Islam / Jamilla Karim --
Black Arabic: some notes on African American Muslims and the Arabic language / Su'ad Abdul Khabeer --
Lights, camera, suspension: freezing the frame on the Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf-Anthem controversy / Zareena Grewal --
Protect ya neck (remix): Muslims and carceral imagination in the age of Guantánamo / Sohail Daulatzai --
Overlapping diasporas, multiracial lives: South Asian Muslims in U.S. communities of color, 1880-1970 / Vivek Bald --
West African "soul brothers" in Harlem: immigration, Islam, and the black encounter / Zain Abdullah --
The Blackstone legacy: Islam and the rise of ghetto cosmopolitanism / Rami Nashashibi --
Jihadis in the hood: race, urban Islam, and the war on terror / Hishaam D. Aidi --
Rediscovering Malcolm's life: a historian's adventures in living history / Manning Marable.
Series Title: Critical Black studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Manning Marable and Hishaam D. Aidi.


Starting with 19th century narratives of African American travelers to the Holy Land, the following chapters probe Islam's role in urban social movements, music and popular culture, relations between  Read more...
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