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Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: United States: Early to mid-20th Century
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Introduction

This article examines forms of community-based activism among Arab and Muslim women in the United States during the first half of the twentieth century. It highlights specifically the experiences of Arab immigrants, while also paying attention to the experiences of Muslims of other ethnic or racial backgrounds. It first analyzes the development of the Syrian La…

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Suraya Khan, “Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: United States: Early to mid-20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002148>
First published online: 2018



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