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A Country Called Amreeka: U.S. History Retold Through Arab-American Lives

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Publisher Comments:

The history of Arab settlement in the United States stretches back nearly as far as the history of America itself. For the first time, Alia Malek brings this history to life. In each of eleven spellbinding chapters, she inhabits the voice and life of one Arab American, at one time-stopping historical moment. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Separately, the chapters in andlt;Iandgt;A Country Called Amreeka andlt;/Iandgt;transport us; together, they offer a vital piece of the mosaic of our American history and a fresh, urgent, and exciting perspective on a teeming community whom it has become essential for us to understand.

Synopsis:

AMREEKA retells a number of significant events in U.S. history, through the eyes of our large and growing community of Arab-Americans.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;ALIA MALEKandlt;/Bandgt; is an author and civil rights lawyer. Born in Baltimore to Syrian immigrant parents, she began her legal career as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice'sandnbsp;Civil Rights Division. After practicing law in the States, Lebanon, and the West Bank, Malek, who has degrees from Johns Hopkins and Georgetown universities, earned her masterand#8217;s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Her reportage has appeared in andlt;iandgt;Salonandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Columbia Journalism Review,andlt;/iandgt;andnbsp;and andlt;iandgt;Theandnbsp;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;. This is her first book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416589754
Subtitle:
U.S. History Retold through Arab-American Lives
Author:
Malek, Alia
Publisher:
Free Press
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Minority Studies - Ethnic American
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20101026
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12-15 bandamp;w photos t-o; index; notes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.4375 x 5.5 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » American Studies » Popular Culture
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Middle Eastern American
History and Social Science » US History » General

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