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By Mohammed Siddique Seddon

"Dr. Seddon has contributed a tremendous and interesting bankruptcy to the trendy background of Britain."—David Waines, emeritus professor of Islamic reports, Lancaster collage, UK

Originally arriving as imperial oriental sailors and later as postcolonial hard work migrants, Yemeni Muslims have lived in British ports and commercial towns from the mid-nineteenth century. They married neighborhood British better halves, validated a community of "Arab-only" boarding homes and cafes, and outfitted Britain's first mosques and non secular communities.

Mohammed Siddique Seddon is lecturer in spiritual and Islamic stories on the division of theology and spiritual reviews, college of Chester, England.

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