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Author Diouf, Sylviane A. (Sylviane Anna), 1952-

Title Servants of Allah : African Muslims enslaved in the Americas / Sylviane A. Diouf.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  305.6 DIOUF, SYLVAINE A.    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  305.567 D    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.6971 D62    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  305.6 DI    Check Shelf
Description ix, 254 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-245) and index.
Contents Introduction: an understudied presence and legacy -- African Muslims, Christian Europeans, and the Atlantic slave trade -- Upholding the Five Pillars of Islam in a hostile world -- The Muslim community -- Literacy: a distinction and a danger -- Resistance, revolts, and returns to Africa -- The Muslim legacy.
Subject African Americans -- History -- To 1863.
Muslims, Black -- History.
Enslaved persons -- Religious life -- United States -- History.
Enslaved persons -- Religious life -- History.
Muslims, Black -- United States -- History.
Enslaved persons -- Religious life -- America -- History.
Muslims, Black -- America -- History.
ISBN 081471904X (acid-free paper)
0814719058 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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