Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2014

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199377251

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Loyal Enemies

British Converts to Islam 1850-1950

Jamie Gilham

  • First account of the history and remarkable lives of British converts to Islam during the heydey of Empire
  • The themes of faith, loyalty, identity and discrimination still resonate today
  • Considers why Britons converted to Islam historically and how that conversion was received by mainstream society
  • New insight into the history of Islam and the "West"