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(The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815.pdf) From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East encounters with the Muslim world have helped Americans define national identity and purpose Focusing on America s encounter with the Barbary states of North Africa from to Robert Allison traces the perceptions and mis perceptions of Islam in the American mind as the new nation constructed its ideology and system of government br br A powerful ending that explains how the experience with the Barbary states compelled many Americans to look inward with increasing doubts about the institution of slavery David W Lesch i Middle East Journal i br br Allison s incisive and informative account of the fledgling republic s encounter with the Muslim world is a revelation with a special pertinence to today s international scene Richard W Bulliet i Journal of Interdisciplinary History i br br This book should be widely read Allison s study provides a context for understanding more recent developments such as America s tendency to demonize figures like Iran s Khumaini Libya s Qaddafi and Iraq s Saddam Richard M Eaton i Eighteenth Century Studies i brDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815 books for multiple devices.