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Type: Collection
Date: April 15, 1892-February 28, 1896 (added on Apr 22, 2016)
Introduction كوكب أمريكا, or Kawkab Amirka [Star of America] was the first Arabic-language newspaper published in the United States. It was published in New York City between 1892 and 1908; at first it was released on a weekly schedule, but in 1898…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 52_apr 7 1893_wmc.pdf

Type: Item
Date: April 22, 1892 (added on Apr 27, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 2 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka.

Articles in English in this issue include the first in a series on Syrian etiquette; an account of the reception given to celebrate Kawkab Amirka's first issue; travel accounts describing the fakirs…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 2_apr 22 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: July 22, 1892 (added on Jun 28, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 15 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include a discussion about the benefits and drawbacks of American missionaries in Syria, criticism of an article which disapproved of the Kawkab's approval of the Turkish sultan,…
kawkab amrika_vol 1 no 15_july 22 1892_wmc.pdf

Type: Item
Date: August 12, 1892 (added on Jun 28, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 18 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include an explanation of Syrian trade unions along with a description of customs within the silk weaving industry, a collection of 'fun facts' focused on people within the Syrian…
kawkab amrika_vol 1 no 18_aug 12 1892_wmc.pdf

Type: Item
Date: October 14, 1892 (added on Jul 5, 2016)
Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 27. In order not to duplicate reportage for English readers, this issue of Kawkab Amirka, the "Special Columbian Edition" is almost entirely in Arabic.
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 27_oct 14 1892_wmc.pdf

Type: Item
Date: April 15, 1892 (added on Apr 27, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 1 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. English articles include:  an introduction to the publication's goals; an article praising Ottoman Empire Sultan Abdul-Hamid Khan; a description of violence and prejudice against immigrants in the lower…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 1_apr 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: April 29, 1892 (added on Apr 27, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 3 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include a brief profile of Syrians in America; an encounter with Sidi Moulayel-Hassan, sultan of Morocco; a travelogue related by a Syrian travelling by railroad across the American…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 3_apr 29 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: May 6, 1892 (added on Apr 27, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 4 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. English articles include: a brief history of the caliphate; a travelogue about visiting with the Rawahla tribe of Bedouins; and an overview of the culture of Islam. Arabic pieces include articles on: …
kawkab america_vol 1 no 4_May 6 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: May 13, 1892 (added on Apr 27, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 5 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include: the conclusion of a piece on cultural progress in Islam; reporting on an anti-Semitic "riot," or pogrom, in the Polish city of Lodz; a profile of a Bedouin tribe; reports of…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 5_May 13 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: May 27, 1892 (added on Apr 27, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 7 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English in this edition include: an account of the first recorded complete Buddhist funeral in the United States; a continuation of the travelogue profile of a Bedouin tribe; a continuation…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 7_May 27 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: June 3, 1892 (added on Jun 20, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 8 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include: a profile of a Korean magazine, the "Korean Repository;" a continuation of a travelogue describing a visit to a Bedouin tribe; a description of a Persian harem, with…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 8_june 3 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: June 10, 1892 (added on Jun 20, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 9 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include: an account of Cardinal Lavigerie's lifelong efforts to document and combat slavery in Africa and a description of the various pirates working from and around the…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 9_june 10 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: June 17, 1892 (added on Jun 20, 2016)
Volume 1, No. 10 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include: a report of the death of Emin Pacha, aka Isaak Eduoard Schnitzer, a German-Jewish naturalist, explorer, and governor of Equatoria; a description of the replacement of…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 10_june 17 1892_full_wm.pdf

Type: Item
Date: May 5, 1893 (added on Jun 21, 2016)
Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 2, no. 56 was the first issue to do away with the page of English articles; this volume of the newspaper is almost exclusively in Arabic.

The issue contains a full page of illustrations depicting the World's…
kawkab amrika_vol 2 no 56_may 1893_wmc.pdf
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