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This critical edition of al-Isfizāri's book deals with the field of mechanics, known in the Arabic scientific tradition as "the sciences of weights and ingenious devices" ('Ilmay al-Athqāl wa-‘l-Ḥiyal). On the basis of the extant manuscripts of Al-Isfizari’s works in these two fields, the book intro...
Ruveyda Ozturk* Review of Egyptology: The Missing Millennium, Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings, by Okasha El Daly. London: UCL Press, 2005. Paperback: 230 pages; ISBN-10: 1844720624 – ISBN-13: 978-1844720620. Dimensions: 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.7 inches. Contents 1. Presentation of the book...
Margaret Morris* Table of contents 1. Presentation of the book 2. About the author 3. Table of contents Preface ix Chapter 1: The Islamic Landscape: Place and Memory 3 Chapter 2: Making the Desert Bloom Transforming an Inhospitable Earth 13 Chapter 3: The Science of Gardening Ag...
by Cem Nizamoglu* Dr. Toygar Akman passed away before we published this book review. The following article is a small tribute to his memory. Dr. Toygar Akman, author of many books and more than a hundred articles on cybernetics, recently published a book in Turkish on the history of Cyber...

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