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The Founders and Islam 1

Thomas S. Kidd

in Faith and the Founders of the American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199843336
eISBN:
9780199362417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843336.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although few Muslims lived in Revolutionary America, Islam played a role in Americans’ ideas about religion, politics, and freedom. This chapter considers the place of Islam in Revolutionary-era ... More


The Fugitive Occurrence: Jefferson and Madison

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

President Thomas Jefferson continued the process of developing fundamental constitutional aspects of the presidency. The Twelfth Amendment opened the path to a national base for the office, but left ... More


Foreign Parts: English Readers and Foreign Lands and Cultures

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

An overview of the literature describing English encounters with foreign cultures, including captivity narratives from New England, the Barbary pirates, and encounters with Turks and the Ottoman ... More


A Failed Transformation, 1775–1830

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter begins with an Algerian triumph, the defeat of a Spanish attack in 1775, and ends with the disaster of the French conquest of Algiers in 1830. It examines efforts by Ottoman rulers to ... More


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