The Rise of Colleges: Institutions of Learning in Islam and the West

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Edinburgh University Press, 1981 - Religion - 377 pages
Makdisi’s important work traces the development and organisational structure of learning institutions in Islam, and reassesses scholarship on the origins and growth of the Madrasa.

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Professor George A. Makdisi (1920-2002), Professor Emeritus of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

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