Britain Through Muslim Eyes: Literary Representations, by Claire Chambers

By Claire Chambers

What did Britain seem like to the Muslims who visited and lived within the kingdom in expanding numbers from the overdue eighteenth century onwards? This publication is a literary background of representations of Muslims in Britain from the overdue eighteenth century to the eve of Salman Rushdie's booklet of The Satanic Verses (1988).

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