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Knowledge and Power in Morocco: The Education of a Twentieth-Century Notable

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Published:
Aug 30, 1992
1985
Pages:
221
Size:
5 x 8 in.
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This intensive social biography of a rural Moroccan judge discusses Islamic education, the concept of knowledge it embodies, and its communication from the early years of colonial rule in twentieth-century Morocco to the present. The work sensitively combines the outlooks and perceptions of the author and those of the shrewd and reflective `Abd ar-Rahman, supplementing our knowledge of resurgent militant Islamic movements by describing other popularly supported Islamic attitudes toward the contemporary world.