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

By: Diouf, Sylviane A. (Sylviane Anna), 1952-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c1998Description: ix, 254 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 081471904X (acid-free paper); 9780814719046 (acid-free paper); 0814719058 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 9780814719053 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Slaves -- Religious life -- United States -- History | Slaves -- Religious life -- America -- History | Muslims, Black -- United States -- History | Muslims, Black -- America -- History | African Americans -- History -- To 1863 | Slaven (arbeid) | Islamieten | Afrikanen | Esclaves -- Vie religieuse -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Esclaves -- Vie religieuse -- Amérique -- Histoire | Musulmans noirs -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Musulmans noirs -- Amérique -- Histoire | Noirs américains -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 1863DDC classification: 305.6/971073 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-246) and index.

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.

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