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Title 1001 inventions : the enduring legacy of Muslim civilization / Salim T. S. Al-Hassani, chief editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    609.1767 ONE 2012    Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description 351 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Note Previously published as 1001 Inventions: Muslim heritage in our World in Manchester, Great Britain : Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation, 2007
"1001 inventions: official companion to the exhibition" -- Cover.
"Imagine it is the seventh century. As most of Europe continues its descent into a long period of intellectualy dormancy, a quiet yet powerful academic revolution is erupting in another corner of the world. Over the next centuries, the geniuses of Muslim society will thrust the boudnaries of knowledge forward to such a degree that their innovations still shape civilizations to this day. The staggering achievements of these men and women influenced the development of modern mathematics, science, engineering, and medicine. 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization sheds new light on this golden era that was once lost to so many, and celebrates the heritage that we all share" -- Publishers description, p. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (p. 331-335) and index.
Contents The story begins -- Home -- School -- Market -- Hospital -- Town -- World -- Universe -- Wealth of knowledge.
Subject Inventions -- History.
Islam and science -- History.
Muslim scientists -- History.
Technology and civilization -- History.
Islamic civilization.
Technological innovations.
Added Author Al-Hassani, Salim T. S.
Added Title One thousand and one inventions
One thousand one inventions
ISBN 9781426209345 (pbk.)
1426209347 (pbk.)

 
    
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