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A Muslim in Victorian AmericaThe Life of Alexander Russell Webb$
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Umar F. Abd-Allah

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195187281

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195187288.001.0001

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 Hudson Valley Roots

 Hudson Valley Roots

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(p.21) 2 Hudson Valley Roots
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A Muslim in Victorian America
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Umar F. Abd‐Allah

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195187288.003.0002

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

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