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cultural roots of American Islamicism

by Timothy Marr

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Public opinion -- History,
    • Orientalism -- United States -- History,
    • Public opinion -- United States -- History,
    • Islam and politics -- United States -- History,
    • Religion and sociology -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865,
    • Islamic countries -- Foreign public opinion, American,
    • Islamic countries -- Relations -- United States,
    • United States -- Relations -- Islamic countries,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementTimothy Marr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE164 .M37 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3406934M
      ISBN 100521852935
      LC Control Number2005022675

      An Important Book in the History of America’s Encounter with the Arab World. In , while American sailors languished in a Barbary prison, delegates debated the Constitution in Philadelphia. Timothy Marr is associate professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina and author of The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism. The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism by Timothy Marr. The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism by Timothy Marr (pp. ) Review by: Iftikhar Malik DOI: / In the Company of Books: Literature and Its "Classes" in Nineteenth-Century America by Sarah Wadsworth (pp. ) Review by: Barbara Ryan DOI: /

      American engagements with Muslims and the life and writings of Herman Melville have remained central fascinations for his intellectual inquiry. His book The Cultural Roots of American Islamicism (Cambridge ) explores how Islamic orientalism became an important transnational resource for early American global imaginings. Tracing the transnational influences of what has been known as a uniquely American genre, “the Western,” Susan Kollin’s Captivating Westerns analyzes key moments in the history of multicultural encounters between the Middle East and the American West. In particular, the book examines how experiences of contact and conflict have played a role in defining the western .

        NPR's Leila Fadel speaks to Morgan Jerkins about her new book. Wandering In Strange Lands, where she travels to the South to understand the roots of her African-American culture. LEILA FADEL, HOST. Tracing the transnational influences of what has been known as a uniquely American genre, “the Western,” Susan Kollin’s Captivating Westerns analyzes key moments in the history of multicultural encounters between the Middle East and the American West. In particular the book examines how experiences of contact and conflict have played a role in defining the western .


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