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Title: The impact of Europe on Islam : viewed in education
Author: Hammad, S. I.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2675 1144
Awarding Body: Institute of Education, University of London
Current Institution: University College London (University of London)
Date of Award: 1952
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This thesis attempts to study the effect on Moslem life in general, and Arab countries in particular, of the European influence in its several aspects, especially viewed in education. For this purpose the thesis is divided into three main parts, having for their subject: the study of the background, the study of the relations between Europe and Islam, and the impact on education. Part I is devoted to the examination of the cultural and educational background of Islamic life and is sub-divided into the following chapters: I. Definition-of-terms: in which the exact connotation of the terms Islamic and Arabic is defined. II. Islam: its tenets and cultural content. III. Islamic Society - its composition and features. IV. Moslem Education: its origins, development, traditions and practices. Part 2, which deals with the history of the relations between the World of Islam and Europe, has for object the study of those contacts with a view to finding out whether they were such as to lead to an ensuing of influences from Europe to Islam and at which period that had the greatest opportunity to operate. It also sought to depict the nature of this influence in the light of the circumstances and the effect that had on Moslem life. This part is sub-divided into the following chapters: I. The Early Contacts in the Middle Ages. II. The Sixteenth Century: The Beginning of Trade Pacts and closer relations. III: The Nineteenth Century: The century in which European influence had its widest chance to bear on Moslem life politically, socially, economically and culturally. IV. The Two Worlds Compared: Islamic and European Society in the 19th century. V. Reaction and Responses - The effect on Moslem life. Part 3, The Impact on Education. This part reviews and discusses the several educational activities set afoot under the influence of Europe, the nature of their conception, the aims of their institution and development as well as the effect Europeanization had on the traditional systems of education. It duals with this subject in the following chapters: I. The Place of Education in the influences, and what primary objects it served. II. The Early Educational reforms: Modern Educational beginnings in Turkey and Egypt. III. Education under Foreign Control: i. The prototypes of British and French policies in India and Algeria. ii. British Educational Policies in Egypt, Iraq, and Palestine. iii. French Educational Policies in Syria and the Lebanon. IV. The Present Picture: The Return of Native Control.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: JISC Digital Islam
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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