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Not Quite American?: The Shaping of Arab and Muslim Identity in the United States

Not Quite American?: The Shaping of Arab and Muslim Identity in the United States

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By (author) Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

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  • Publisher: Baylor University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 70 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 224mm x 5mm | 113g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Waco
  • ISBN 10: 1932792058
  • ISBN 13: 9781932792058
  • Sales rank: 1,873,880

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In this essay Yvonne Haddad explores the history of immigration and integration of Arab Muslims in the United States and their struggle to legitimate their presence in the face of continuing exclusion based on race, nationalist identity, and religion.

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Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is Professor of History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. She is author or editor of more than fifteen books, including Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today and Muslim Minorities in the West: Visible and Invisible .

Table of contents

1 The Arabic-Speaking Immigrants of the United States Becoming American 2 The "Arab" Experience of America 3 The Encounter with Zionism 4 The Muslim Experience of America 5 Claiming Muslim Space in America's Pluralism 6 The Aftermath of 9/11 Conclusion