by Sulayman Nyang

This book is a collection of essays written over several years. Professor Sulayman S. Nyang has collected them to share with the reading public his insights and research findings on the emerging Muslim community in the United States of America. Working on the assumption that American Muslims are still unknown to most Americans, the author addresses several issues which are relevant to the whole discussion of religious plurality and multiculturalism in American society. Its contents range from Islam and the American Dream to the birth and development of the Muslim press in the United States.

Product Details
Paperback: 165 pages
Publisher: Kazi Publications, Inc. (January 1, 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1871031699
ISBN-13: 978-1871031690
Product Dimensions: 0.4 x 5.9 x 8.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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About the Author
Professor Sulayman S. Nyang teaches at Howard University in Washington DC as professor of African Studies. From 1975 to 1978 he served as Deputy Ambassador and Head of Chancery of the Gambia Embassy in Jedda, Saudi Arabia. Following his diplomatic stint he emigrated to the United States and returned to academic life at Howard University where he later assumed the position of department chair from 1986 to 1993. He is currently the Lead Developer for the African Voices Project of the Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution.

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