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Faithful education : madrassahs in South Asia / Ali Riaz.

Author/Creator:
Riaz, Ali, 1958-
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 289 p. : map ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Madrasahs -- South Asia.
Islamic religious education -- South Asia.
Contents:
Introduction: Why study madrassahs? understanding the importance of Islamic seminaries
Madrassahs : little known, much discussed
The genesis and the trajectories
Pakistan : the madrassah as a mirror of society
Bangladesh : a tale of two systems
India : diversity and changes in madrassahs
Reforming madrassahs
Where to?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-278) and index.
ISBN:
9780813543451 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0813543452 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
173243912