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Title Islamic education in Africa : writing boards and blackboards / edited by Robert Launay
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 323 pages)
Contents Introduction: writing boards and blackboards / Robert Launay -- The classical paradigm -- Styles of Islamic education: perspectives from Mali, Guinea, and the Gambia / Tal Tamari -- Orality and the transmission of Qur'anic knowledge in Mauritania / Corinne Fortier -- Islamic education and the intellectual pedigree of Al-Hajj Umar Falke / Muhammad Sani Umar -- Institutional transformations -- Divergent patterns of Islamic education in northern Mozambique: Qur'anic schools of Angoche / Liazzat J.K. Bonate -- Colonial control, Nigerian agency, Arab outreach, and Islamic education in northern Nigeria, 1900-1966 / Alex Thurston -- Muslim scholars, organic intellectuals, and the development of Islamic education in Zanzibar in the twentieth century / Roman Loimeier -- The new Muslim public school in the Democratic Republic of Congo / Ashley E. Leinweber -- Innovations and experiments -- The Al-Azhar school network: a Murid experiment in Islamic modernism / Cheikh Anta Babou -- Mwalim Bi Swafiya Muhashamy-Said: a pioneer of the integrated (madrasa) curriculum in Kenya and beyond / Ousseina D. Alidou -- Changes in Islamic knowledge practices in twentieth-century Kenya / Rudiger Seesemann -- Walking to the Makaranta: production, circulation, and transmission of Islamic learning in urban Niger / Abdoulaye Sounaye -- Plural possibilities? -- How (not) to read the Qur'an? Logics of Islamic education in Senegal and Ivory Coast / Robert Launay and Rudolph T. Ware III -- New Muslim public figures in West Africa / Benjamin F. Soares -- Collapsed pluralities: Islamic education, learning, and creativity in Niger / Noah Butler
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Islamic education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.
Islamic religious education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.
Muslims -- Education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.
Africa South of the Sahara -- Colonial influence.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Launay, Robert, 1949- editor
LC no. 2016030765
ISBN 0253023181 (electronic bk.)
9780253023186 (electronic bk.)
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