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Islamic technology : an illustrated history

Author: Aḥmad Yūsuf Ḥasan; Donald R Hill
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Paris : Unesco, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the contributions of Islamic civilisations to science have long been recognised, the application of this scientific expertise to technology has hitherto been neglected. This book begins to remedy that neglect, first by celebrating the richness and ingenuity of the world of Islamic technology and then by pointing the way forward to its more detailed exploration. Lavishly illustrated, the book explores the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aḥmad Yūsuf Ḥasan; Donald R Hill
ISBN: 0521263336 9780521263337 9231022946 9789231022944 0521422396 9780521422390 9231027336 9789231027338
OCLC Number: 13332728
Description: xiv, 304 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Mechanical engineering --
Civil engineering --
Military technology --
Ships and navigation --
Chemical technology --
Textiles, paper and leather --
Agriculture and food technology --
Mining and metallurgy --
Engineers and artisans
Responsibility: Ahmed Y. al-Hassan, Donald R. Hill.

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In this lavishly illustrated 1986 survey, two distinguished historians and engineers assess the major achievements of Islamic civilisation. They examine the public works of civil engineering, the  Read more...

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