The renaissance of astronomy in Baghdad in the 9th and 10th centuriesLEARN MORE
[Note of the editor] This article was published in 2003 as: David A. King, "The renaissance of astronomy in...
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The European Jerusalem: Sarajevo, where Muslim heritage flourished in Central EuropeLEARN MORE
During Ottoman rule, Sarajevo was heralded as the “European Jerusalem”, as its invaluable contributions to...
BBC Four - The Dark Ages: An Age of Light - The Wonder of IslamLEARN MORE
BBC Four: "The Dark Ages have been misunderstood. History has identified the period following the fall of the...
Capitalist Traditions in Early Arab-Islamic Civilization In the following article, Professor S. M. Ghazanfar, a specialist in the history of economic thought in the Islamic civilisation, explores the evidence concerning the roots of historical "capitalism" as... Read More >>>
Ibn Khaldun and Adam Smith: Contributions to Theory of Division of Labor and Modern Economic Thought The contributions of Ibn Khaldun to the development of economic thought have gone largely unnoticed in the academic realm of Western nations, this despite recent research focusing on Khaldun's... Read More >>>
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Lord Vivian Bowden on Muslim Heritage in Economics and Fiscal System Lord Bowden was a legendary Principal and Vice Chancellor of UMIST. He had an interest about Muslim Heritage in Economics and Trade. He was so interested in the subject that he established an institute... Read More >>>
The Economic Theory of Ibn Khaldun and the Rise and Fall of Nations The economic theory of Ibn Khaldun and the rise and fall of nations, Selim Cafer Karatas, Ibn Khaldun on economics, the state theory, specialisation and economic surplus, supply and demand, monetary... Read More >>>
The Islamic Science of Weights and Balances Three main concerns are focused upon in the following article. The first is an overview of the textual tradition of a core-part of Arabic mechanics dealing with the science of weights. Then the historical significance... Read More >>>