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Classified as British subjects approximately African Diaspora and Arab men in Germany at the outbreak of war were rounded up and interned at Ruhleben Camp, a dilapidated racecourse outside Berlin. The unearthing of a letter received by his grandmother in led to him carrying out forensic research across continents into the life of his grandfather and a search for missing war medals that he had been awarded.
In the process he also discovered more about the life of another unknown wartime seafarer, Rohama Hassa, whose original papers were found with the letter.
He is the author of an article on the returned War Medal of his grandfather. This was printed in Britain at War January Since November he has been researching the history of his grandfather and other South Asian seafarers in the First World War.
What to expect…. Paul Crooks pioneered research into tracing African Caribbean ancestry.
The book begins by looking at ways of defining and understanding Islamophobia. Chris Allen traces its historical evolution to the present day, considering the impact of recent events and their aftermath especially in the wake of the events of September 11, before trying to understand and comprehend a wider conception of the phenomenon.
It will become a standard work of reference, as well as stimulating future discussion. It has been used unquestioningly by Muslims and others to score points in national and international political debates.
In this thoughtful and critical study Chris Allen looks at the origins of the term and its insertion into the British public debate in the s sparked by a report from the Runnymede Trust. Allen has been a participant in much of the debate around Islamophobia since the s and here takes a critical distance which allows him to make a substantial contribution to clearing up much of the confusion around a term which is usually emotionally and politically loaded.
Visit the Facebook page for Islamophobia. His personal website can be found at www. Further information on A Criminological Imagination: Essays on Justice, Punishment, Discourse Ashgate Reference publisher Dymphna Evans will be attending the conference from November and will be pleased to meet with prospective authors.
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