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Islam in Victorian Britain: The Life and Times of Abdullah Quilliam. By Ron Geaves
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Islam in Victorian Britain: The Life and Times of Abdullah Quilliam. By Ron Geaves. Pbk. Markfield: Kube, 2010. Pp. viii + 344. ISBN 978-1-84774-010-6. £14.99.

This first biography of an important figure in the history of Islam in Britain tells a story which deserves to be far more widely-known, particularly in the light of the role currently being played in Britain by a foundation which bears his name (cf. p. 306), and does so very effectively. (It is very important to distinguish between the London-based Quilliam Foundation, which with its motto ‘Challenging Extremism, Promotin…

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Hugh Goddard, “Islam in Victorian Britain: The Life and Times of Abdullah Quilliam. By Ron Geaves”, in: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online, Edited by: Oliver Scharbrodt, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius. Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2588-9737_YMEO_REV_03201004>
First published online: 2018



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