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African Muslims in Antebellum America : transatlantic stories and spiritual struggles / Allan D. Austin.

Author/Creator:
Austin, Allan D., 1935-
Edition:
Revised and updated edition
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, [1], 198, [4] pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 -- Sources.
Muslims -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Slaves -- America -- Biography.
Slavery -- America -- History -- Sources.
Muslims -- America -- History -- Sources.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
"There Are Good Men in America, but All Are Very Ignorant of Africa"-and Its Muslims
Glimpses of Seventy-Five African Muslims in Antebellum North America
Job Ben Solomon: African Nobleman and a Father of African American Literature
Abd ar-Rahman and His Two Amazing American Journeys
Bilali Mohammed and Salih Bilali: Almaamys on Georgia's Sapelo and St. Simon's Islands
Lamine Kebe, Educator
Umar ibn Said's Legend(s), Life and Letters
The Transatlantic Trials of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua
Mohammed Ali ben Said, or Nicholas Said: His Travels on Five Continents.
Notes:
"Design: Jack Donner."
"This book is a radical condensation of my 'African Muslims in Antebellum America: A Sourcebook' (New York: Garland, 1984), an illustrated collection of the majority of then-available documents accompanied by introductions and extensive notes."--Preface.
"Cover design by Geoffrey Notkin. Covert art: Yarrow Mamout, from oil painting by Charles Wilson Peale, 1819."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0415912695
0415912709 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
35172599
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