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  1. 1. Introduction - Journeys to the other Shore 2 items
    Theoretical context and framing.
    1. Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain with Simon Sebag Montefiore Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015

      Audio-visual document Recommended You will need to log in to BoB to watch this. If you need help, ask at the Library Desk.

  2. 2. Ibn Tufayl - The improvement of Human Reason 2 items
    A seminal educational work that first introduces the idea of self-knowledge in the absence of an educator, or autodidacticism.
  3. 3. Avicenna and Averroes on education 6 items
    1. Arab-Islamic philosophy: a contemporary critique - Muhammad A¯bid Ja¯biri¯ 1999

      Book Recommended

    2. Islamic humanism - Lenn Evan Goodman 2005

      Book Recommended

  4. 4. Ibn Battutah and the Rihla 3 items
    Ibn Battutah's travels are not only fascinating account of adventures across the medieval world, but have much to say about the educational importance of travel and journeys in gaining an understanding of the world.
  5. 5. Ibn Khaldun and the invention of modern history 2 items
    Ibn Khaldun's Muqaddimah is an attempt to universalise history, and speculates on the nature of politics, community and justice.
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  7. 7. What is a madrasah education? 2 items
    The contested origions of higher education.
    1. What is a madrasa? - Ebrahim Moosa 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  8. 8. Edward Said:' Identity, Authority, and Freedom: The Potentate and the Traveler' 2 items
    Said's ongoing challenge to 'Orientalist' thinking makes a case for saying that we should never take 'our' thought for granted.
  9. 9. Idries Shah - Learning how to learn, knowing how to know 5 items
    Learning from Sufism.
    1. The commanding self - Idries Shah 1994

      Book Essential

    2. Wisdom of the Idiots - Idries Shah 1970

      Book Recommended

    3. Doris Lessing and the Sufi Way - Nancy Shields Hardin 23/1973

      Article Recommended

  10. 10. Samira Makhmalbaf: The Filmmaker as Educationalist 2 items
    An education in film.
    1. Blackboards - Samira Makhmalbaf 2001 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Essential

    2. The apple - Samira Makhmalbaf 2010 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Essential

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  12. General resources 3 items
    1. Aims and objectives of Islamic education - Muhammad Nagīb al-Attās, King Abdulaziz University 1979

      Book Background

    2. Wholeness and holiness in education: an Islamic perspective - Zahra Al Zeera, International Institute of Islamic Thought c2001

      Book Background