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Science in medieval Islam : an illustrated introduction

Author: Howard R Turner
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 1999, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"During the Golden Age of Islam (seventh through seventeenth centuries A.D.), Muslim philosophers and poets, artists and scientists, princes and laborers created a unique culture that has influenced societies on every continent. This book offers a fully illustrated, highly accessible introduction to an important aspect of that culture - the scientific achievements of medieval Islam."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard R Turner
ISBN: 0292781474 9780292781474 0292781490 9780292781498
OCLC Number: 45096955
Description: xviii, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Islam as Empire --
2. Forces and Bonds: Faith, Language, and Thought --
3. Roots --
4. Cosmology: The Universes of Islam --
5. Mathematics: Native Tongue of Science --
6. Astronomy --
7. Astrology: Scientific Non-science --
8. Geography --
9. Medicine --
10. Natural Sciences --
11. Alchemy --
12. Optics --
13. The Later Years --
14. Transmission --
15. The New West --
16. Epilogue --
Islam and the World: A Summary Timeline.
Responsibility: by Howard R. Turner.

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"This book could well become the best means to introduce people to Islam's contributions to science, medicine, and philosophy... The wonderful illustrations make it even more understandable." Emory Read more...

 
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