Arab American Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787629529
  • ISBN-13: 9780787629526
  • DDC: 973
  • Shipping Weight: 2.30 lbs ( 1.04 kgs)
  • 368 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2000 | Published



Who are Arab Americans? Where do they live? The Encyclopedia gives students answers to these questions and introduces them to the early history of the Arab peoples and the Arab immigration to the United States.

Other subject chapters include work and money; education; family and gender; religion; language; political involvement and community dynamics; and much more. Unfamiliar terms are defined within the text of each chapter as well as in the "Words to Know" section. Includes approximately 60 photographs; reproductions of original documents and maps; lists of books, periodicals, Web sites and organizations for further study.


"Well-researched and comprehensive, Arab American Encyclopedia covers 19 topic areas... An easy-to follow format incorporating lexicons, time lines, glossaries of notable Arab Americans, research and activity ideas, photos and maps encourages teachers and students to learn more about the diverse Arab American cultures." -- Teaching Tolerance (Spring 2001)

— Teaching Tolerance

"These two volumes (Arab American Voices & The Arab American Encyclopedia) offer a large variety of information about the Arab American experience. The Arab American Encyclopedia is divided into different topic areas such as History, Language, Family and Gender Roles, and Holidays and Celebrations... Both books are illustrated with b&w photographs and contain indexes..." -- Book Report (January 2001)

— Book Report