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Black Crescent
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Details

  • 7 b/w illus. 7 maps
  • Page extent: 396 pages
  • Size: 234 x 156 mm
  • Weight: 0.73 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 305.6/97/0899607
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: E185 .G615 2005
  • LC Subject headings:
    • African Americans--History
    • Africans--America--History
    • Muslims--America--History
    • Islam--America--History
    • Africans--America--Religion--History

Library of Congress Record

Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521840958 | ISBN-10: 0521840953)




Contents




Acknowledgments page vii
Prologue ix
PART ONE
1   Ladinos, Gelofes, and Mandingas 3
2   Caribbean Crescent 47
3   Brazilian Sambas 91
4   Muslims in New York 128
5   Founding Mothers and Fathers of a Different Sort: African Muslims in the Early North American South 143
  Interlude: Into a Glass Darkly – Elisive Communities 185
PART TWO
6   Breaking Away: Noble Drew Ali and the Foundations of Contemporary Islam in African America 203
7   The Nation 276
8   Malcolm 331
Epilogue 371
Index 377

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