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Jadidism

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Author(s): Lazzerini, Edward J.
Jadidism (from Ar. uṣūl jadīda, new sources) was a late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century project to transform Turco-Islamic cultures within or indirectly influenced by the Russian Empire. Jadidism emerged between the 1840s and 1870s amongst Muslim intellectuals as a fragmented but spirited call for educational reform and wider dissemination of practical knowledge through the modern press. It became, by the early twentieth century, an all-encompassing social movement committed to modernity that…
Date: 2020-02-11

Khodjaev

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Author(s): Lazzerini, Edward J.
Faizulla Ubaidullaevich Khodjaev (1896–1938) was a key Bukharan political figure, especially significant during the first decade and a half following the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Like many other non-Russians, he was used effectively by the Bolsheviks in their consolidation of power in Central Asia after the collapse of the Emirate of Bukhara, in September 1920. Schooled in a traditional Islamic maktab and later a madrasa, Khodjaev learned first-hand the limits of their classical pedagogy in a modern world characterised by industrialisation, science, and…
Date: 2020-02-11