Reevaluating Islam and Slavery in the Antebellum United States

Ala A. Alryyes. A Muslim American Slave: The Life of Omar Ibn Said. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. xii + 222 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-24954-0; ISBN 978-0-299-24953-3. Reviewed by Hilary Green (Elizabeth City State University) Ala Alryyes has made a valuable contribution to the understanding of the religious and intellectual lives of enslaved […]

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