Science and Islam : A History, Hardback

Science and Islam : A History Hardback

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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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 8-page colour plate section and occasional b/w illustrations
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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  • Category: Religion & science
  • ISBN: 9781848310407



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Working on it. Tough reading, a little dry but very informational.