From Ta'izz To Tyneside
An Arab Community In The North-East Of England During The Early Twentieth Century
Distributed for University of Exeter Press
Aden and the Yemmen - emigration and society
The "Big Men" of the community - the Arab boarding-house masters
Unwelcome guests - competition for jobs
South Shields the storm centre - the rota system and the "Arab Riot" of August 1930
After the storm; mixed marriages and moral outrage
Religious revival and political rivalries
The post-war years - integration and assimilation.
Appendix: the rota system - rules of joint supply regulation and Arab engagement of all Somali and seamen.