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Muslim American Slave The Life of Omar Ibn Said

ISBN-10: 0299249549

ISBN-13: 9780299249540

Edition: 2011

Authors: Omar Ibn Said, Ala Alryyes

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 7/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748

Ala Alryyes is associate professor of comparative literature and English at Yale. He is author ofOriginal Subjects: The Child, the Novel, and the Nation. He lives in Brooklyn.  

List of Illustrations
Introduction: �Arabic Work,� Islam, and American Literature
The Life
The Life of Omar Ibn Said, Written by Himself
Autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, Slave in North Carolina, 1831
Contextual Essays
Muslims in Early America
Contemporary Contexts for Omar's Life and Life
The United States and Barbary Coast Slavery
�God Does Not Allow Kings to Enslave Their People�: Islamic Reformists and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Representing the West in the Arabic Language: The Slave Narrative of Omar Ibn Said
Omar's Earliest Known Manuscript (1819)
Letter from Reverend Isaac Bird, of Hartford, Connecticut, to Theodore Dwight, of Brooklyn, New York (April 1, 1862)
�Uncle Moreau,� from North Carolina University Magazine (September 1854)
Ralph Gurley's �Secretary's Report,� from African Repository and Colonial Journal (July 1837)

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