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Author Blanchard, Anne, 1948-
Title Arab science and invention in the golden age / Anne Blanchard, Emmanuel Cerisier ; translated by R.M. Brent.
Pub Info New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2008.
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 939.49 BLA     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st American ed.
Descript 65 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 65).
Contents The Muslim Empire -- An extraordinary story -- Muhammad, Prophet of Islam -- Islam and the Muslims -- A century of conquest -- An immense empire -- In the city or in the country? -- Everyday life in the city -- The paths of knowledge -- Adventures in learning -- 9th century Baghdad -- Al-khwarizmi introduces the number zero -- 10th century Cairo -- Alhazen : master of light -- 11th century Esfahan -- Avicenna completes his book of medicine -- 12th century Palermo -- Al-Idrisi maps the known world -- 14th century Damascus -- Ibn al-Shatir measures time.
Subject MuḼammad, Prophet, -632.
Science -- Arab countries -- History.
Islamic civilization -- History.
Islamic Empire -- History.
Add Author Cerisier, Emmanuel.
Add Title Grand livre des sciences et inventions arabes. English
ISBN 9781592700806 (alk. paper)
1592700802 (alk. paper)