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Light from the east : how Islamic science helped to shape the Western world
Light from the east : how Islamic science helped to shape the Western world
Freely, John2015
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'Light from the East' tells the story of how Islamic science, which began with the translation of Greek manuscripts into Arabic in eighth-century Baghdad, preserved and enhanced the knowledge acquired from Greece, Mesopotamia, India and China.
Author:
Freely, John, author
Imprint:
London : I.B. Tauris, 2015.London : I.B. Tauris, 2015.
Collation:
264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2011.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781784531386 (pbk)
Dewey class:
297.265
Local class:
HI.7/FRE
Language:
English
BRN:
1727972
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