1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World (Hardcover)

Fund.Sci.Tech.&Civ.

$ 49.95 
SKU: FST-ENG-001
ISBN: 9780955242618
Salim Al-Hassani,Elizabeth Woodcock,Rabah Saoud / Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation

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What do coffee beans, torpedoes, surgical scalpels, arches and observatories all have in common?
Were Leonardo da Vinci’s flight ideas originals?
Who devised the casing for pill capsules and where did Fibonacci learn to flex his mathematical fingers?

All these answers can be found here in ‘1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World’.

A golden age of civilization, from 600 and 1600 CE, will unfold, because medieval Muslims were trailblazers in fields as diverse as medicine and mechanics, cartography and chemistry, education and engineering, architecture and astronomy. No area was too obscure to miss the scrutiny of enquiry backed up by rigid scientific experimentation.

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