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The Resource Arab science and invention in the golden age, Anne Blanchard, Emmanuel Cerisier ; translated by R.M. Brent

Arab science and invention in the golden age, Anne Blanchard, Emmanuel Cerisier ; translated by R.M. Brent

Label
Arab science and invention in the golden age
Title
Arab science and invention in the golden age
Statement of responsibility
Anne Blanchard, Emmanuel Cerisier ; translated by R.M. Brent
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Examines the cities of the ancient Arab world that became flourishing Muslim metropolises and key locations for the development of algebra, the decimal system, astronomy, medicine, and other sciences from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Blanchard, Anne
Dewey number
509.17/4927
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q127.A5
LC item number
B3513 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cerisier, Emmanuel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muhạmmad
  • Science
  • Science
  • Islamic civilization
  • Islamic Empire
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Arab science and invention in the golden age, Anne Blanchard, Emmanuel Cerisier ; translated by R.M. Brent
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Control code
ocn223885150
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
65 p.
Isbn
9781592700806
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008026431
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)223885150
Label
Arab science and invention in the golden age, Anne Blanchard, Emmanuel Cerisier ; translated by R.M. Brent
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Control code
ocn223885150
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
65 p.
Isbn
9781592700806
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008026431
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)223885150

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