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The Last of the Lascars free pdf The Last of the Lascars: Yemeni Muslims in Britain 1836-2012 charts the fascinating and little-known history of Britain's oldest Muslim community. Originally arriving as imperial oriental sailors and later as postcolonial labour migrants, Yemeni Muslims have lived in British ports and industrial cities from the mid-nineteenth century, marrying local British wives, established a network of 'Arab-only' boarding houses and cafes. They also established Britain's first mosques and religious communities in the early twentieth century, encountering racism, discrimination and even deportation in the process. Based on original research, this book brings together the unique narratives and events in the story of a British Muslim community that stretches across 170 years of history from empire to modern multicultural Britain.

About Mohammad Siddique Seddon

Mohammad Siddique Seddon is Lecturer in Religious and Islamic Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Chester, UK. He has previously taught Islamic studies at the Universities of Lancaster and Cardiff and the Markfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicestershire. He has been involved in a number of television and radio presentations on Islam including, The Heaven and Earth Show (BBC1), Muslims Myths (Granada TV), and, Great British Islam (Channel 4). Mohammad has also published a number of related works and books including, Muslim Youth (with Fauzia Ahmad) (2012) and The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Islam (with Raana Bohkari) (2010).

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Author : Mohammad Siddique Seddon
Publisher : Kube Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 01 January 2014
ISBN : 1847740359
EAN : 9781847740359
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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