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A Muslim American slave : the life of Omar Ibn Said /

translated from the Arabic, edited, and with an introduction by Ala Alryyes.

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Main Author: Said, Omar ibn
Other Names: Alryyes, Ala A.,
Published: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2011.
Series: Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Topics: Slave narratives - North Carolina. | Slaves' writings, American. | Slaves - North Carolina - Biography. | African American Muslims - North Carolina - Biography. | Slavery - United States - History - Sources. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Slavery. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Social Scientists & Psychologists. | Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863 or 1864.
Regions: North Carolina. | United States.
Genres: Electronic books. | Biography. | History. | Sources.
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Introduction : "Arabic work," Islam, and American literature / Ala Alryyes -- The life of Omar Ibn Said, written by himself / translated by Ala Alryyes -- Autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, slave in North Carolina, 1831 / translated by Isaac Bird ; with an introduction and notes by J. Franklin Jameson -- Muslims in early America / Michael A. Gomez -- Contemporary contexts for Omar's Life and life / Allan D. Austin -- The United States and Barbary Coast slavery / Robert J. Allison -- "God does not allow kings to enslave their people" : Islamic reformists and the transatlantic slave trade / Sylviane A. Diouf -- Representing the West in the Arabic language: the slave narrative of Omar Ibn Said / Ghada Osman, Camille F. Forbes -- Appendix 1: Omar's earliest known manuscript (1819) / Translated by John Hunwick -- Appendix 2 : Letter from Reverend Isaac Bird, of Hartford, Connecticut, to Theodore Dwight, of Brooklyn, New York (April 1, 1862) -- Appendix 3 : "Uncle Moreau," from North Carolina University Magazine (September 1854) -- Appendix 4 : Ralph Gurley's "Secretary's Report," from African Repository and Colonial Journal (July 1837).

Table of Contents for: A Muslim American slave : the life of Om