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Reading with Allah

Madrasas in West Bengal, 1st Edition

By Nilanjana Gupta

Routledge India

192 pages

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Based on extensive fieldwork and archival records, this book traces the emergence and flourishing of madrasas and the myriad ways in which they impact upon local Muslim communities, especially in West Bengal. It also addresses issues of identity, ‘secular education and gender in this context, while exploring the myths that surround these instituti

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements. List of Tables, Figures and Maps. 1. Introduction 2. State and Madrasa Education 3. Outside the State System: Khareji Madrasas 4. Changes from Within 5. The Future. Appendix. Bibliography. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC048000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Islamic Studies
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies