9781426209345

1001 Inventions : The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization

  • ISBN 13:

    9781426209345

  • ISBN 10:

    1426209347

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 02/28/2012
  • Publisher: National Geographic

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Summary

1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today. Take a look at all of the discoveries that led to the great technological advances of our time; engineering, early medicinal practices, and the origins of cartography are just a few of the areas explored in this book. 1001 Inventionsprovides unique insight into a significant time period in Muslim history that has been looked over by much of the world. A time where discoveries were made and inventions were created that have impacted how Western civilization and the rest of the world lives today. The book will cover seven aspects of life relatable to everyone, including home, school, hospital, market, town, world and universe.

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