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Bilici, Mucahit, 1973- author
Finding Mecca in America : How Islam is becoming an American religion / Mucahit Bilici
Alternate Title How Islam is becoming an American religion
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012
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 3rd Floor  E184.M88 B55 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Muslims -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Islam -- United States
Muslims -- United States -- Attitudes
Social integration -- United States
Physical Description xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-251) and index
Contents Introduction : Muslim life and American forms -- Cultural settlement. Finding Mecca in America : Muslim directionality and the codification of American space ; The English language and Islam : genealogy of an encounter ; Homeland insecurity : how immigrant Muslims naturalize America in Islam -- Citizenship practices. Awakening citizenship : rights meet their bearers ; Seeking kinship through Abraham : Muslim interfaith activism ; Funny jihad : Muslim comedy takes flight -- Conclusion : on appropriation and inhabitation

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