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Author Olcott, Martha Brill, 1949-

Title Islam in Uzbekistan : religious education and state ideology / Martha Brill Olcott, Diora Ziyaeva
Published Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (51 pages : digital, PDF file)
Series Carnegie papers ; no. 91
Working papers (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) ; no. 91
Contents Islamic education -- Islam in public life : efforts to create a national ideology -- Islam in today's Uzbek education system -- Some concluding thoughts
Summary Provides a historical overview of religious education in Central Asia, focusing on the hujra system and its founders, and assesses the efforts of the Uzbek government to define the content of Islam that has been presented in public life since independence was obtained in 1991. It examines the presentation of Islam in the schools, especially in Tashkent Islamic University, seen as the premier training institution for secular teachers of Islam, and the presentation of Islam in the mass media
Notes "July 2008."
Title from PDF title page (viewed on March 15, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 27-31)
Notes Mode of access: Internet from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace web site. Adobe Acrobat Reader required
Subject Islam and politics -- Uzbekistan
Islam -- Study and teaching -- Uzbekistan
Islam -- Uzbekistan
Islam and politics.
Islam -- Study and teaching.
Islam.
Uzbekistan.
Form Electronic book
Author Ziyaeva, Diora
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Russian and Eurasian Program