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Muslim History and Historians Part 1: For a Better Approach to Muslim History
This article on Muslim history and historians is in three parts, and also includes an extensive reading list to help readers explore the issues discussed here. This first part looks at the way Muslim...
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Rediscovering Arabic Science
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. The folder of 20 pages consists of several articles illustrated with a rich iconography...
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Trevor Hilder: A Story About Sustainable History
After briefly describing his work background, Trevor Hilder tells the story of the young man who set out to...
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Medicine in the Middle Ages: New Insights and a Call for Further Research
[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26...
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Ottoman Cash Waqfs Revisited: The Case of Bursa (1555- 1823)
Cash endowments contributed to Ottoman society, without any cost to the State, by organizing and financing...
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History, Culture and Science in Morocco: 11th-14th Centuries
The history of the Islamic west offers glorious pages of contribution to world history in various fields....
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How Islamic Learning Transformed Western Civilization: Review of 'The House of Wisdom'
In February 2009, Jonathan Lyons published 'The House of Wisdom', a riveting history which reveals the vital...
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Anaesthesia 1000 Years Ago (II)
The following research article in a particular field of the history of medicine, written by two eminent...
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