The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism

The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism

by Timothy Marr
     
 

An analysis of the historical roots of today's conflicts between the US and the Muslim world.See more details below

Overview

An analysis of the historical roots of today's conflicts between the US and the Muslim world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521618076
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: imagining Ishmael: introducing American Islamicism; 1. Islamicism and counterdespotism in early national cultural expression; 2. 'Drying up the Euphrates': Muslims, millennialism, and early American missionary enterprise; 3. Antebellum Islamicism and the transnational crusade of antislavery and temperance reform; 4. 'Turkey is in our midst': Mormonism as an American 'Islam'; 5. American Ishmael: Herman Melville's literary Islamicism; Conclusion: American Howadjis: the gendered pageantry of mid-nineteenth-century Islamicism.

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