A History of the Nation of Islam: Race, Islam, and the Quest for Freedom
By: Dawn-Marie Gibson (author)Hardback
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This book provides a fascinating, unparalleled look at the Nation of Islam, including its history, the complexity of its views towards orthodox Muslims, women, and other minorities, and the trajectory of the group after the 1995 Million Man March. * A chronology of major events in the history of the movement from its inception to present day * Sources include first-hand accounts, interviews, and archives from the FBI * Biographical sketches of the founding fathers and the organization's most influential leaders * An in-depth analysis of the roots of the Nation of Islam and its international dimensions
Dawn-Marie Gibson, PhD, teaches modern U.S. history at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. She teaches courses on the Civil Rights Movement, U.S. history since 1877, and African American Islam.
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