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The rise of colleges

institutions of learning in Islam and the West

by George Makdisi

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic countries
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- Islamic countries -- History,
    • Law -- Study and teaching,
    • Islamic education -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Makdisi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKBP42 .M24 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 377 p. ;
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3054503M
      ISBN 100852243758
      LC Control Number82149138

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