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Author Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863 or 4.
Title A Muslim American slave : the life of Omar Ibn Said / translated from the Arabic, edited, and with an introduction by Ala Alryyes.
Publication Info. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2011.
Open Library Cover
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Description xii, 222 p. : ill., facsim., maps ; 23 cm.
Series Wisconsin studies in autobiography.
Note English translations on pages facing facsim. pages of Arabic text.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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).
Subject Said, Omar ibn, 1770?-1863 or 4.
Slave narratives -- North Carolina.
Slaves' writings, American.
Slaves -- North Carolina -- Biography.
African American Muslims -- North Carolina -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Alryyes, Ala A., 1963- translator, editor, author of introduction.
Added Title Life of Omar Ibn Said
ISBN 9780299249540 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0299249549 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780299249533 (e-book)
0299249530 (e-book)
Standard No. 40019677821