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Bastions of the believers

Yoginder Sikand

Bastions of the believers

madrasas and Islamic education in India

by Yoginder Sikand

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Published by Penguin Books India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Madrasahs -- India,
  • Madrasahs -- Social aspects -- India,
  • Islamic education -- India,
  • Ulama -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [334]-343) and index.

    StatementYoginder Sikand.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC910.I4 S65 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 358 p. ;
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23927191M
    ISBN 100144000202
    LC Control Number2006310663

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The mainstream media in the West, as well as in the sub-continent (especially Hindu and liberal), tends to brand the madrasahs as hotbeds of terrorism and breeding. Yoginder Sikand, Bastions of the Believers. Madrasas and Islamic Education in India, New Delhi: Penguin,pages.

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