Islam in the African-American Experience

Islam in the African-American Experience

by Richard Brent Turner, Richard Brent

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253211040
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.78(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Richard Brent Turner is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Iowa. He lives in Iowa City.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Table of Contents:
Introduction to the Second Edition
Part One: Root Sources
1. Muslims in a Strange Land: African Muslim Slaves in America
2. Pan-Africanism and the New-American Islam: Edward Wilmot Blyden and Mohammed Alexander Russell Webb
Part Two: Prophets of the City
3. The Name Means Everything: Noble Drew Ali and the Moorish Science Temple of America
4. The Ahmadiyya Mission to America: A Multi-Racial Model for American Islam
5. Missionizing and Signifying: W. D. Fard and the Early History of the Nation of Islam
6. Malcolm X and His Successors: Contemporary Significations of African-American Islam
Epilogue: Commodification of Identity
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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