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Conference Proceedings
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Afroz, Sultana
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Department of History and Archaeology
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The invincibility of Islam in Jamaica
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Proceedings Title
Conference on Slavery, Islam and Diaspora
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October 24-26, 2003
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Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on African Diaspora, York University
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Location/URL
www.yorku.ca/nhp/conferences/2003
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Abstract
Examines the Islamic heritage of the Jamaicans from al-Andalusia and West Africa. The paper deals with the inadequacies in traditional West Indian historiography and suggests new research methodology. The work further investigates the vestiges of Islamic practices.
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