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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Latina/o Religious Politics

Felipe Hinojosa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); History of Religion. 10763 words.

Religion is at the heart of the Latina/o experience in the United States. It is a deeply personal matter that often shapes political orientations, how people vote, where they live, and the...

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Muslims in America from the European Colonial Period to the Present

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; African American History; History of Religion. 11700 words.

The history of Muslims in America dates back to the transatlantic mercantile interactions between Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Upon its arrival, Islam became entrenched in American...

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