Science And Islam: A History

December 4, 2009|
Science And Islam: A History by Ehsan Masood
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From Musa al-Khwarizmi who developed algebra in 9th century Baghdad to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the reciprocating piston, Science and Islam tells the story of one of history''s most misunderstood yet rich and fertile periods in science: the extraordinary Islamic scientific revolution between 700 and 1400 CE.
Ehsan Masood is Acting Chief Commissioning Editor at Nature. Formerly Opinion Editor at the New Scientist, he writes for Prospect andOpenDemocracy.Net and is a regular panellist on BBC radio''s Home Planet. Ziauddin Sardar is a columnist, author, TV presenter and much more besides. Hislatest books are Balti Britain (Granta, 2008) and, ...
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Title:Science And Islam: A History
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0.79 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0.79 in
Published:December 4, 2009
Publisher:Icon Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781848310810

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