9781848310810

Science & Islam A History

  • ISBN 13:

    9781848310810

  • ISBN 10:

    1848310811

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/15/2006
  • Publisher: Icon Books

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Summary

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. Book jacket.

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