The Crescent Obscured. The United States & The Muslim World, 1776-1815.

Allison, Robert.

Book ID: 6890

ISBN:      0195086120


8vo. xviii, 266 pp., frontispiece, b/w illustrations, hard back in d/w, biblio, index, copy in mint condition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, first edition, 1995.


In this work, the author considers American’s vision of Prophet Muhammed, as well as the differences in ideas of political power, gender relations and slavery, beginning with American’s first contacts with the Muslim world in the Barbary states of North Africa. [Jacket].

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