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Medieval Islamic world : an intellectual history of science and politics

Author: Labeeb Ahmed Bsoul
Publisher: New York, NY : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., [2018]
Series: Crosscurrents: new studies on the Middle East, volume 5
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A deep historical study of the efforts of scientists in their areas of specializations will illustrate how they became significant contributors to knowledge in the modern era. This monograph will address ancient Islamic heritage in terms that show how the heritage of Islamic civilization is still alive in our time, having created for us important fields such as science, industry, and equipment. Most important is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Labeeb Ahmed Bsoul
ISBN: 9781433151859 1433151855
OCLC Number: 1021068551
Description: xvi, 283 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Characteristics of the Islamic civilization --
Qurʼanic experimental method --
The impact of Islamic medicine on modern civilization and Islamic scientific heritage of medicine and pharmacy --
The impact of Islamic political theory on modern civilization --
Classical Muslim scholars' contribution to the fields of astronomy, geography, chemistry, physics, and ʻilm al-hiyal (mechanical engineering).
Series Title: Crosscurrents: new studies on the Middle East, volume 5
Responsibility: Labeeb Ahmed Bsoul.

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Medieval Islamic World serves to address the history of rationalist inquiry within scholarly institutions in medieval Islamic societies, surveying developments in the field of medicine, political  Read more...

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