The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815

The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815

From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East, encounters with the Muslim world have helped Americans define national identity and purpose. Focusing on America's encounter with the Barbary states of North Africa from 1776 to 1815, Robert Allison traces the perceptions and mis-perceptions of Islam in the American mind as the new nation From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East, encounters with the Muslim world ha...

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Title:The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815
Author:Robert J. Allison
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Genres:Religion
ISBN:The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:284 pages pages