The Arab-American Handbook: A Guide to the Arab, Arab-American & Muslim Worlds

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Cune Press, 2009 - 335 pages
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At last, a friendly, helpful, and sometimes humorous guide that demystifies Arab, Arab-American, and Muslim cultures. This handbook is the perfect, low-key answer to the Park 51 ("Ground Zero Mosque") controversy, Koran burnings, and widespread anti-Muslim sentiment. Nawar Shora, is a young Arab-American attorney who serves as a senior advisor in the Transportation Security Administration. This is an easy-to-read guide to the life, history, and culture of Arabs, Arab-Americans, and Muslims living in the US and abroad. The Handbook is used by law enforcement, corporations, and non-profits for staff training. It is the per-fect companion for the layperson. Students, teachers, travellers, employers, workers, and neighbours will benefit from this quick and clear introduction to the people and practices of the Arab and Muslim worlds.
 

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Table des matières

A Note to the Reader
15
For Your Information
24
Points to Ponder
32
Muslims in Latin America
38
Chapter
41
Nothingness
50
Where is Mesopotamia?
53
Chapter Three
56
The Origin of the Ice Cream Cone
78
Lebanon
80
Chapter Seven
81
Chapter Eight
91
Andalusia Muslim Spain
93
Conclusion
99
Endnotes
105
Reference
281

The Real Scorpion King
67
Chapter Five
70

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À propos de l'auteur (2009)

Nawar Shora, JD, is a lawyer who lives in the Washington area and has worked with ADC, The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He conducts seminars for schools, government, and corporations on understanding the Arab, Arab-American, and Muslim communities.

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