Muezzin's tower, Yining, Xinjiang. This building is in the architectural style of Islamic buildings typical of the Hui heartlands of Shaanxi and Gansu in the mid-Qing period. This mosque was designed by a Chinese Muslim from Gansu and built in two main stages, in 1760 and 1781. From Zhang Shengyi, Xinjiang chuantong jianzhu yishu.
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Professor Charles Burnett.
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Figure 1: Al-Idrisi world map (ca. 1150). Displayed by Paul Bright Scott, history teacher, The Headroyce School, Oakland, California. (Source).
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Remains of Fabriano (Italy) paper mill where handmade paper is still produced. This paper mill was one of the first to produce paper in Europe since 1276, after it was introduced by direct contact with the Muslim world (source).
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Figure 1: Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu during his talk at Padua University. Source: http://www.unipd.it/comunicazioni/honoris_causa/20061212_4.htm.
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The evolution of world politics since the last decade of 20th century and several substantial events...
Figure 1: Front cover of How Islam Created the Modern World by Mark Graham (2006). The picture depicts al-Razi stained on a glass window in Princeton University Chapel.
How Islam Created the Modern WorldLEARN MORE
In a clear and concise language, Mark Graham endeavours to show in his book How Islam Created the Modern...