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By Kambiz GhaneaBassiri

Muslims begun arriving within the New international lengthy prior to the increase of the Atlantic slave exchange. Kambiz GhaneaBassiri's attention-grabbing publication lines the background of Muslims within the usa and their diversified waves of immigration and conversion throughout 5 centuries, via colonial and antebellum the USA, via international wars and civil rights struggles, to the modern period. The ebook tells the customarily deeply relocating tales of person Muslims and their lives as immigrants and voters in the huge context of the yankee non secular adventure, displaying how that have has been vital to the evolution of yankee Muslim associations and practices. this can be a special and clever portrayal of a various non secular neighborhood and its courting with the USA. it is going to function a robust antidote to the present politicized dichotomy among Islam and the West, which has come to dominate the learn of Muslims in the US and additional afield.

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