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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color)
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Salim T S Al-Hassani
|Notes:||Previously published as 1001 Inventions: Muslim heritage in our World in Manchester, Great Britain : Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation, 2007.
"1001 inventions official companion to the exhibition"--Cover.
|Description:||1 online resource (103 entries)|
Chapter One. The story begins: The golden age; Time line of development in Muslim civilization --
Chapter Two. Home: On the coffee trail; Fine dining; Three-course menu; Clocks; Chess; Music; Cleanliness; Trick devices; Vision and cameras; Fashion and style; Carpets --
Chapter Three. School: Schools; Universities; House of wisdom; Libraries and bookshops; Translating knowledge; Mathematics; Trigonometry; Chemistry; Commercial chemistry; Geometry; Art and the arabesque; The scribe; Word power --
Chapter Four. Market; Agricultural revolution; Farming manuals; Water management; Water supply; Dams; Windmills; Trade; Textiles; Paper; Pottery; Glass industry; Jewels; Currency --
Chapter Five. Hospital: Hospital development; Instruments of perfection; Surgery; Blood circulation; Ibn Sina's bone fractures; Notebook of the oculist; Inoculation; Herbal medicine; Pharmacy; Medical knowledge --
Chapter Six. Town: Town planning; Architecture; Arches; Vaults; The dome; The spire; Influential ideas; Castles and keeps; Public baths; The tent; From kiosk to conservatory; Gardens; Fountains --
Chapter Seven. World: Planet earth; Earth science; Natural phenomena; Geography; Maps; Travelers and explorers; Navigation; Naval exploration; Global communication; War and weaponry; Social science and economics --
Chapter Eight. Universe: Astronomy; Observatories; Astronomical instruments; Astrolabe; Armillary sphere; Signs for wise people; The moon; Lunar formations; Constellations; Flight --
Wealth of knowledge --
Personalities from the past --
Europe's leading minds --
A thousand years of scholarship --
Authors and treatises --
Further reading --
|Other Titles:||One thousand and one inventions
Enduring legacy of Muslim civilization
|Responsibility:||Salim T.S. Al-Hassani, chief editor.|
..".this heavily illustrated volume, edited by Salim T.S. Al-Hassani, stands on its own as an accessible history of the golden era that spanned from the 7th to the 17th century."--"Boston Sunday
- Islam and science -- History.
- Inventions -- Islamic Empire -- History.
- Muslim scientists -- History.
- Technology and civilization -- History.
- Islamic civilization.
- Civilization -- Islamic influences.
- Technological innovations -- Islamic Empire.
- Islam and science.
- Muslim scientists.
- Technological innovations.
- Technology and civilization.
- Islamic Empire.