Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

FREE Shipping on orders with at least $25 of books.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Becoming American?: The F... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Item in good condition and has highlighting/writing on text. Used texts may not contain supplemental matierials such as CD's, info-trac etc... All Day Low Prices!
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Becoming American?: The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America Hardcover – September 8, 2011

5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$24.95
$19.77 $9.38

Best Books of the Year So Far
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for the Best Books of the Year So Far in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.
$24.95 FREE Shipping on orders with at least $25 of books. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Frequently Bought Together

  • Becoming American?: The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America
  • +
  • Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism
Total price: $42.95
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Review

"... timely and important ... Essential."―Choice

"[Haddad] offers a historical perspective for understanding the emergence and appeal of political Islam as a distinct alternative for Muslim countries in the postcolonial 20th century. A highly recommended quick read, good for libraries and anyone interested in a better-informed understanding of multiethnic, multireligious America."―Publishers Weekly

"A remarkable book from one of the foremost experts on Muslims in America. Becoming American? is a timely and perceptive look at the Arab and Muslim experience. Haddad has written a nuanced historical account for anyone trying to make sense of post-9/11 America. This book presents great insight into the diversity and vibrancy of the Muslim community and its potential to help achieve the American promise. This should be required reading."―Farid Senzai, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding and co-editor of Educating the Muslims in America

"A must-read for all those interested in the development of Western Arab and Muslim communities."―Anthony McRoy, The Muslim World Book Review

"For the past 30 years, Yvonne Haddad has been one of the most important scholars of Islam and Muslims in North America. This new book is a welcome addition to her critical work on Arabs and Muslims in the public and political landscapes of the United States. Blending anecdotes and personal narratives with recent scholarship, she has created a book that is as readable as it is important."―Amir Hussain, Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion

"Haddad is always at the cutting edge in the study of Arab and Muslim Americans. Becoming American? is an important contribution both to the American Muslim community and to the growing corpus of scholarly writing on Islam in America. Haddad's is a unique voice and one that is highly valued."―Jane I. Smith, Harvard Divinity School

"With this book, Haddad builds on her incomparable reputation as the leading scholar of contemporary Islam in North America. As in all of Haddad's work, Becoming American? gives careful attention to the impact of global, regional, and national political trends on the construction of unique Muslim and Arab American identities. This book is especially impressive for its cogent analysis of various appraisals of American pluralism from several perspectives. Drawing from scholarly critiques to official U.S. policy to popular interpretations, this book offers mature thinking about the consequences for Muslim and Arab Americans found in the current reimagining of the United States as a pluralistic society."―Kathleen Moore, Professor of Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

"Yvonne Haddad has added to her outstanding portfolio of American-Muslim studies with this well-written and fascinating book ..."―Asma Hasan, Saudi Aramco World

About the Author

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is Professor of History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. She is author or editor of more than fifteen books, including Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today and Muslim Minorities in the West: Visible and Invisible.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

The latest book club pick from Oprah
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead is a magnificent novel chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. See more

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 100 pages
  • Publisher: Baylor University Press (September 8, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1602584060
  • ISBN-13: 978-1602584068
  • Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.7 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #254,127 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
really helps you understand the history and experiences of muslims in america. highly recommend.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Becoming American?: The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Becoming American?: The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America