Inventing America's 'worst' family: eugenics, Islam, and the rise of the tribe of Ishmael

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Title

Inventing America's 'worst' family: eugenics, Islam, and the rise of the tribe of Ishmael

Author

Deutsch, Nathaniel

Publisher

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Place of Publication

United States of America: Berkeley, CA

No. of Pages

253 p.

Language

English

Publication Date

20090000

Primary Classification

15.5

Secondary Classification

15.5;1.2;2.2

Primary keywords

eugenics--[pri];historical aspects--[pri]

Secondary keywords

African Americans;American Indians;immigrants;indigents;Muslims;racial groups;religion;social class;social discrimination;whites

Subject

McCulloch, Oscar--[pri];Tribe of Ishmael--[pri];Twentieth Century--[pri];United States--[pri]

Subject

Estabrook, Arthur;Indianapolis

Note

36

Primary Document Type

b

Table Of Contents

List of illustrations -- Foreword by Sudhir Venkatesh -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. How Oscar McCulloch discovered the Ishmaelites -- 2. In darkest Indianapolis -- 3. How the other half lives -- 4. The Ischmaelites and the menace of the feebleminded -- 5. The tribal twenties: Ishmaelites, immigrants, and Asiatic Black men -- 6. Lost-found nation: how the Tribe of Ishmael became 'Muslim' -- 7. The Ishmaels: an American story -- Afterword -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index

Call Number

HQ755.5 .U5 D66 2009

Bibliography

Refs., p. 231-241

ISBN

9780520255241

Collection

Citation

“Inventing America's 'worst' family: eugenics, Islam, and the rise of the tribe of Ishmael,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed May 25, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/34498.