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Science in Medieval Islam

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Author: Howard Turner 
Publisher: University of Texas Press (1995, 2006 printing) 
Pages: 262 Binding: Paperback 



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.

Table of Contents Illustrations  Foreword and Acknowledgments  Introduction  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  Glossary  Works Consulted  Illustration Sources  Index

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Author:
Howard Turner
Media Type:
Paperback
Pages:
262

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