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Beverley, James.Islamic faith in America / James A. Beverley.p. cm. — (Faith in America)Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-8160-4983-11. Islam—United States—History. 2. Muslims—United States—History. I. Title. II. Series.BP67.U6 B48 2002297'.0973—dc212002028592Facts On File books are available at special discounts when purchased in bulk quantities for businesses,associations, institutions, or sales promotions. Please call our Special Sales Department in New York at(212) 967-8800 or (800) 322-8755.You can find Facts On File on the World Wide Web at http://www.factsonfile.com
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Editorial Director:James Buckley Jr.Editor: Beth AdelmanDesigned by Thomas Carling, Carling Design, Inc.Photo research: Laurie SchuhPhoto credits: Cover: AP/Wide World (4). AP/Wide World: 25, 36, 40, 42, 69, 71, 75, 83, 94, 96, 99, 103; ChicagoHistorical Society: 35; Corbis: 6, 32, 87; Courtesy ofNative Deen: 47; Courtesy Ethan Allen Co.: 89; CourtesyIslamic Relief: 62; Courtesy Mother Mosque, Cedar Rapids: 21; Digital Stock: 14; Wayne Fisher, 18 (Phototaken with the cooperation ofthe Peabody Room, Georgetown Branch Library ofthe District ofColumbiaPublic Library); Getty Images: 28, 54, 59; Superstock: 9.Author’s note: I am deeply grateful for research assistance from Rachel Collins, Chad Hillier, John Reddy,and my niece Laura Beverley. I have appreciated the advice ofJane Smith, author of
Islam in America
andAsma Gull Hasan, author of
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