7 edition of Arabs In America found in the catalog.
December 14, 1999
by Temple University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||227|
Muslims in America: Selected full-text books and articles Muslims in America: A Short History By Edward E. Curtis IV Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview. Arab in America is a graphic novel about Toufic El Rassi's experience as an Arab in America. Interestingly, he doesn't begin only after the September 11th attacks- he goes back to the 80s and 90s, with the Israeli attacks on Lebanon and the Gulf War and discusses how these events have impacted the way Arabs are treated in the US.
Islam is the third largest religion in the United States, after Christianity and Judaism. A study estimated that million Muslims were living in the United States, about percent of the total U.S. population. Pew Research Center has subdivided the Muslim community and their percentages into three subsets, namely Sunnism (65%), Shi'ism (11%) and non-denominational Muslims (24%). Being Young and Arab in America WINNER of the AMERICAN BOOK AWARD WINNER of the ARAB AMERICAN BOOK AWARD “[T]hese are great stories about people who might be your neighbors, and Bayoumi delivers them with urgency, compassion, wryness and hints of poetry.” − J ust over a century ago, W.E.B. Du Bois posed a probing question in his classic The Souls of Black Folk: “How .
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Pretty interesting book for an American Jew like me to read, El Rassi's Arab in America is a quick graphic novel journey into what it has Arabs In America book like for one Arab to get by in post-9/11 America. The author came to the US from Beruit as a baby, but has felt like an outsider every day/5.
The eye-opening story of the life of an average Arab-American struggling with his identity in an increasingly hostile nation.
Using the graphic novel as his medium, Lebanon-born Toufic El Rassi chronicles his experience growing up Arab in America/5(15). The eye-opening story of the life of an average Arab-American struggling with his identity in an increasingly hostile nation.
Using the graphic novel as his medium, Lebanon-born Toufic El Rassi 3/5(4). Arabs in America will engage anyone interested in Arab American studies, ethnic studies, and American studies. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.
For many North Americans, Arab Americans are invisible, recalled only when words like "terrorism" or "anti-American sentiments" arise. However, people of Arab descent have been contributing to U.
an d Canadian culture since the s in fields as diverse as literature, science, politics, medicine, and commerce -- witness surgeon Michael DeBakey, former Oregon governor Victor Atiyeh Cited by: The Arabs: A History, by Eugene Rogan is a scholarly, detailed and oustanding (but eminently readable) review of Arab history from the time of the founding of the Caliphate and the Ottoman Empire in the early s.
The detail is never tedious and Rogan's prose moves very rapidly. The endnotes are by: Muslims and the Making of America by Amir Hussain is another book about Muslims in America, but from a surprisingly different perspective. Hussain highlights the aspects of American popular culture where Muslims have made an indelible mark: music, politics, architecture and sports.
It's a short read but highly : Saadia Faruqi. ARABS IN AMERICA According to the census, there werepersons in the United States who identified themselves as ethnically Arab or who emigrated from one of the 21 countries that constitute the contemporary Arab world. The majority of Arab Americans, around 62%, originate from the region of the Levant, which includes Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Jordan, although overwhelmingly from remainder are made up of those from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Libya, the GCC and other Arab nations.
There are nearly million Arab Americans in the United States according to The Arab American Institute. Muslims in America unearths their history, documenting the lives of African, Middle Eastern, South Asian, European, black, white, Hispanic and other Americans who have been followers of Islam/5(14).
The eye-opening story of the life of an average Arab-American struggling with his identity in an increasingly hostile nation. Using the graphic novel as his medium, Lebanon-born Toufic El Rassi chronicles his experience growing up Arab in : Toufic El Rassi.
Books shelved as arab-american: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum, West of the Jordan by Laila Halaby, How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Ara. : The Muslims of America (Religion in America) (): Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck: BooksCited by: Arab in America is a graphic novel about Toufic El Rassi's experience as an Arab in America.
In many respects, this was a depressing read. It seems that no one El Rassi has met in the US truly understands him, and he feels very isolated because of it/5.
The book try to create from the Muslim brotherhood org. in America a representative of Muslims and Islam in America and that is not true.
Second the book try to create image that the ideological roots of the brotherhoods is Suufism which is peaceful old philosophy compared with the brotherhood early involvement in violence, terrorism and /5(3).
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for all your Arabic books. California Location - Global Shipping. Considine (Sociology/Rice Univ.; Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora, ) explores questions and answers about the lives of Muslims in the United States.
As stated in the introduction, this book is part of ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary Debates reference series, each volume of which identifies and addresses “ questions swirling about” a particular : Craig Considine.
Get this from a library. Arab in America. [Toufic El Rassi] -- Drawing from his personal history, El Rassi attempts to illustrate the daily prejudice and discrimination experienced by Muslims and Arabs in modern American society.
Presented in graphic novel. Arab immigrants began coming to the U.S. in sizable numbers during the ’s. Today, it is estimated that nearly million Americans trace their roots to an Arab country.
Arab Americans are found in every state, but more than two thirds of them live in just ten states: California, Michigan, New York, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Metropolitan Los.ARABS IN AMERICA: AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE This paper discusses the three different immigration waves of Arabs to the United States.
It provides a historical perspective about the Arab diaspora in the United States and discusses the particular characteristics, challenges and factors that had an impact on the formation of their cultural identity.America's Arab Refugees is a timely examination of the world's worst refugee crisis since World War II.
Tracing the history of Middle Eastern wars—especially the U.S. military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan—to the current refugee crisis, Marcia C. Inhorn examines how refugees fare once resettled in America.
In the U.S., Arabs are challenged by discrimination, poverty, and various.