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Diaspora studies: Australia
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The first Muslims in Australia

The arrival of the first Muslims in Australia predated settlement by Europeans, which began in the late eighteenth century. The earliest Muslim arrivals were traders from Makassar in Indones…

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Hussain, Jamila, “Diaspora studies: Australia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0678>
First published online: 2010

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