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Author Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-

Title Nomad : from Islam to America--a personal journey through the clash of civilizations / Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Imprint New York : Free Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  297.082 H617n 2010    ---  Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description xxi, 277 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents pt. 1. A problem family -- My father -- My half sister -- My mother -- My brother's story -- My brother's son -- My cousins -- Letter to my grandmother -- pt. 2. Nomad again -- Nomad again -- America -- Islam in America -- pt. 3. Sex, money, violence -- School and sexuality -- Money and responsibility -- Violence and the closing of the Muslim mind -- pt. 4. Remedies -- Opening the Muslim mind : an enlightenment project -- Dishonor, death, and feminists -- Seeking God but finding Allah -- Conclusion: The Miye and the Magaalo -- Epilogue: Letter to my unborn daughter -- The AHA Foundation.
Summary Hirsi Ali tells of coming to America to build a new life, an ocean away from the death threats made to her by European Islamists, the strife she witnessed, and the inner conflict she suffered. She calls on key institutions of the West--including universities, the feminist movement, and the Christian churches--to enact specific, innovative remedies that would help other Muslim immigrants to overcome the challenges she has experienced and to resist the fatal allure of fundamentalism and terrorism.
Subject Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-
Somalis -- United States -- Biography.
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography.
Women social reformers -- Biography.
Somalis -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Women refugees -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Netherlands. Staten-Generaal -- Biography.
Muslim women -- Civil rights -- Europe.
Muslim women -- Civil rights.
Islam -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9781439157312

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