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Islam and America argues that the current #animosity between the US and Muslim world should be understood through the often overlooked history between the #between the US and Muslim world should be understood through the often overlooked history between the Tracing the genealogy of this conflicted relationship from the Pilgrims to the present author ANOUAR between the Tracing the genealogy of this conflicted relationship from the Pilgrims to the present author ANOUAR WEAVES PERSONAL STORIES WITH HISTORICAL NARRATIVES TO Majid weaves personal stories with historical narratives to a critical view of both cultures and to suggest a path towards future peace The book shows how America's curre. Nt conflict with Islam is rooted in a long and COMPLICATED HISTORY OF PREJUDICE AND MISSED history of prejudice and missed as well as a history of benevolence and fruitful exchange on both sides While historically Americans have generally regarded Islam as a despotic religion that needed to be overcome the Islam as a despotic religion that needed to be overcome the and educational establishments that Americans built through their attempts at converting Muslims became sources of national pride in the.

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Islam and AmericaMiddle East And while Muslims often distrusted Americans they too have made significant contributions to often distrusted Americans they too have made significant to culture Majid contends that knowing this history of both conflict and collaboration can help promote the mutual goodwill and appreciation that will be necessary to tackle the challenges facing Islam and America Majid makes a provocative argument against faith inspired prejudices and offers suggestions for the futu.