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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Afroz, Sultana
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Article Title
Up from slavery in Jamaica
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Journal Title
Islamic horizons
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
30
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
52-53
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Abstract
Seeks to inspire the invisible Muslim community to maintain its Islamic identity in Jamaica's multicultural and multi-religious society. Suggests that the history of the Muslim Maroons from al-Andalus and sub-Saharan and West Africa is an important aspect of the historical study of Jamaica and of Islam in the Americas. The British recognized their societies as separate entities beyond British colonial jurisdiction. These societies continue to exist even today.....
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