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Arabs in the Americas

Interdisciplinary Essays on the Arab Diaspora

by Darcy Zabel

  • 342 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Islamic Studies,
  • Social History,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • America,
  • Arabs,
  • History,
  • Migrations,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11398056M
    ISBN 100820481114
    ISBN 109780820481111

    Juris Pupcenoks, a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding at the University of Delaware, reviews Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/ From Invisible Citizens to Visible book examines anti-Arab racism and discrimination in the United States in the period before and after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Islam is a minority religion in all of the countries and territories of the Americas.. Suriname has the highest percentage of Muslims in its population for the region, with % or 85, individuals, according to its census. However, the United States, in which estimates vary due to a lack of a census question, is generally believed to have the largest population, with approximately 3.

    Get this from a library! The Arabs in the mind of America. [Michael W Suleiman] -- A systematic study exploring American attitudes toward Arabs through American press coverage of Middle East news. Covers the period from Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact theories speculate about possible visits to or interactions with the Americas, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, or both, by people from Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania at a time prior to Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Caribbean in (i.e. during any part of the so-called pre-Columbian era). Such contact is accepted as having occurred in.

    Black Crescent Beginning with Latin America in the fifteenth century, this book gives a social history of the experiences of African Muslims and their descendants throughout the Americas, including the Caribbean. It examines the record under slavery and the postslavery period into . Editions for The Black Muslims in America: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback publ.


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Arabs in the Americas by Darcy Zabel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Arabs in the Americas: Interdisciplinary Essays on the Arab Diaspora comprises twelve essays by Arab and non-Arab writers from the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Offering more than just an introduction or a celebration of the Arab American presence in the Americas, the essays aim at expanding readers’ understanding of what it means to be part of the Arab diaspora and to live in the : Paperback. The eye-opening story of the life of an average Arab-American struggling with his identity in an increasingly hostile nation.

Using the graphic novel as his medium, Lebanon-born Toufic El Rassi chronicles his experience growing Arabs in the Americas book Arab in America/5. This book was much needed because of a general lack of information on the history of Arabs in America.

The most interesting part of this book was its description of the first wave of Arab immigration to the U.S., from to I found it really fascinating to read about the origins of Arab Americans/5(4).

Considine's new book challenges the Islamophobia industry in a cogent way by focusing on thoroughly researched and documented truths about Muslims in America. This book is for both non-Muslims and Muslims alike, whether they are new immigrants to the US or second/third generation Americans/5(7).

Sylviane A. Diouf is an award-winning historian of the African Diaspora. She is the author of Slavery’s Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons and Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas, both with NYU fifteenth anniversary edition of Servants of Allah—named Choice Outstanding Academic Book in —will be released in October /5(48).

Jonathan Curiel is a journalist in San Francisco and the author of Al’ America: Travels Through America’s Arab and Islamic Roots (The New Press). As a reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle, he has had his journalism on Arabs and Muslims honored by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

He has taught as a Fulbright scholar at Pakistan’s Punjab University and /5(12). Numerous evidence suggests that Muslims from Spain and West Africa arrived in the Americas at least five centuries before Co1umbus. Columbus had two captains of Muslim origin during his first transatlantic voyage: Martin and his brother Vicente Pinzon were related to Moroccan Sultan Abuzayan Muhammad III ( - 66 CE) of the Marinid dynasty ( - CE).

More hard archeological evidence of the connection between the route taken by the two groups in the Book of Mormon from Jerusalem to the New World which coorelate to.

Books shelved as arab-american: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum, West of the Jordan by Laila Halaby, How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Ara. Arab Americans (Arabic: عَرَبٌ أَمْرِيكِيُّونَ ‎ or أمريكيون عرب) are Americans of either Arab ethnic or cultural and linguistic heritage or identity, who identify themselves as Arab.

Arab Americans trace ancestry to any of the various waves of immigrants of the countries comprising the Arab World. For many North Americans, Arab Americans are invisible, recalled only when words like "terrorism" or "anti-American sentiments" arise.

However, people of Arab descent have been contributing to U. an d Canadian culture since the s in fields as diverse as literature, science, politics, medicine, and commerce -- witness surgeon Michael DeBakey, former Oregon governor Victor Atiyeh Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Arab diaspora in the Americas, Latin America, the United States, and Canada / Darcy A.

Zabel --pt. ng in the Americas --The passage from west to south: Arabs between the Old and New World / Carol Fadda-Conrey --Margins of memory on the Rua 25 de Marco. Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Ingenuity Arts & Culture Travel At the Smithsonian Photos Video Games Magazine Newsletters.

Muslims Were Banned From the Americas as. This is a list of Arab Americans. It includes prominent Arab American individuals from "father of Arab American literature," member of the New York Pen League and author of The Book of Khalid, the first Arab American novel in English (–) United States of America special envoy to the Middle East under the Obama.

The Black Muslims in America book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new edition of Lincoln's classic study details the /5.

The African, and Muslim, Discovery of America – Before Columbus Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick (Adopted with permission from the book, Deeper Roots, Muslims in the Americas and the Caribbean from before Columbus to the Present, by Dr.

Abdullah Hakim Quick, DPB. ARABS IN AMERICA According to the census, there werepersons in the United States who identified themselves as ethnically Arab or who emigrated from one of the 21 countries that constitute the contemporary Arab world.

The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, YA, and educators. Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books Arabs and Arab Americans. Considine (Sociology/Rice Univ.; Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora, ) explores questions and answers about the lives of Muslims in the United States.

As stated in the introduction, this book is part of ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary Debates reference series, each volume of which identifies and addresses “ questions swirling about” a particular : Craig Considine.

Jack Shaheen, the author of “Reel Bad Arabs” and “A is for Arab: Archiving Stereotypes in US Popular Culture”, has spent his career analyzing the way Arabs have been portrayed in American film and television over the last century. Inhis book “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies People” was adapted into a documentary and shown across the United States and to global.

The s saw waves of South-east Asian Muslims also making their way to America. Muslims also came from Africa, Asia and even Latin America. The estimated number of Muslims in .The eye-opening story of the life of an average Arab-American struggling with his identity in an increasingly hostile nation.

Using the graphic novel as his medium, Lebanon-born Toufic El Rassi chronicles his experience growing up Arab in America. Keen observations, clever insights and painful honesty make El Rassi's work shine as a critical 21st century memoir.

From childhood through Author: Toufic El Rassi.In this book, Elizabeth Boosahda, a third-generation Arab American, draws on over two hundred personal interviews, as well as photographs and historical documents that are contemporaneous with the first generation of Arab Americans (Syrians, Lebanese, Palestinians), both Christians and Muslims, who immigrated to the Americas between and Author: Erik Ponder.