The Last of the Lascars: Yemeni Muslims in Britain, 1836-2012 (Paperback)

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Dr. Seddon has contributed an important and fascinating chapter to the modern history of Britain.--David Waines, emeritus professor of Islamic Studies, Lancaster University, UK

Originally arriving as imperial oriental sailors and later as postcolonial labor migrants, Yemeni Muslims have lived in British ports and industrial cities from the mid-nineteenth century. They married local British wives, established a network of Arab-only boarding houses and cafes, and built Britain's first mosques and religious communities.

Mohammed Siddique Seddon is lecturer in religious and Islamic studies at the department of theology and religious studies, University of Chester, England.

About the Author


Mohammed 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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781847740359
ISBN-10: 1847740359
Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd
Publication Date: August 12th, 2014
Pages: 328
Language: English