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 Hudson Valley Roots

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195187281
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199784875 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195187288.003.0002
  Hudson Valley Roots

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This chapter focuses on Alexander Russell Webb's childhood. It describes how he grew up only a few minutes' walk from the Hudson River's banks, and how his identity was deeply rooted in the river and its history. It then covers religion innovation in the Mid-Atlantic and Webb's formative period, race and ethnicity during his time, his family, and his education.

Keywords: Alexander Russell Webb; childhood; Mid-Atlantic; race; ethnicity; religion; education; Hudson River; Muslim American

Chapter.  10703 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Islam

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