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“A Dream Come True”: Shia Ismaili Experiences in Corporate America

Jon Van Til

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the narratives of upwardly mobile, highly skilled Shia Ismaili Muslims employed in corporate America, which provide an important context for examining the intersection of ... More


Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Ahmed Afzal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an engaging and insightful look at contemporary Muslim American life in Texas. It illuminates the dynamics of the Pakistani Muslim community in Houston, a city with one of the ... More


Introduction

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter frames this community-centered ethnographic study of the Pakistani experience in Houston over a ten-year period, from 2001 to 2011. Given the heightened U.S.-government ... More


The Aga Khan

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fourth chapter introduces Sultan Mohammed Shah, the third Aga Khan and spiritual leader of millions of Ismaili Muslims. The chapter begins with a brief history of the Aga Khans’ historical ties ... More


Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Never Say Die tells the story of the first Kentucky-bred winner of the Epsom Derby, whose historic 1954 victory in Europe’s most famous race sent shockwaves through the world of Thoroughbred racing. ... More


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