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Jefferson's Muslim fugitives : the lost story of enslaved Africans, their Arabic letters, and an American president

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text Jefferson's Muslim fugitives : the lost story of enslaved Africans, their Arabic letters, and an American president

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"On October 3, 1807, Thomas Jefferson was contacted by an unknown traveler from the American frontier, who urgently requested a private "interview" with the President, promising to disclose "a matter of momentous importance". By the next day, Jeff... Read more
Contents
"A Matter of Momentous Importance" -- "Beyond Oure Expressing" -- "The Original Treaty in Arabic" -- "Written in fair Arabic Characters" -- "I take Refuge with the Lord of Daybreak" -- "His name is 'Usman" -- "Combinations of Letters" -- "Go to Me... Read more
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xv, 330 pages ; 25 cm
Publisher
Oxford University Press 2020

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