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Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook

The Kanz al-fawāʾid fī tanwīʿ al-mawāʾid is a 14th century Egyp...

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From Petra back to Makka – From “Pibla” back to Qibla

A critique of Dan Gibson, Early Islamic Qiblas: A Survey of mosques bu...

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The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13

The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13 - International Journal for the History of the ...

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The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13

FSTC is pleased to bring to the attention of readers the availability ...

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Book Review: “Debt – The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber

Economics textbooks claim that money was invented to replace onerous a...

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Jewels of Muslim Calligraphy: Book Review of “Female Calligraphers: Past & Present by Hilal Kazan”

This is a review of the book prepared by Hilal Kazan for the Istanbul ...

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Book review of Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man by Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan

In Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man, Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan outl...

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Book Review of Dr. Toygar Akman’s “Cybernetics”

"Cybernetics: Past, Present, Future" published by Toygar Akman, a reno...

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Book Review of ‘Islamic Gardens and Landscapes’ by D. Fairchild Ruggles

Ranging across poetry, court documents, agronomy manuals, and early ga...

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New Book by Jim Al-Khalili – Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science

For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. I...

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Book review: Ibn al-Haytham and the New Optics

This is a book review of Ibn El-Heysem ve Yeni Optik (Ibn al-Haytham a...

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Charles Burnett Publishes a New Book on the Arabic-Latin Transmission

The book Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages: The Translators and the...

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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 ri...

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Book Review of ‘Ottoman Women – Myth and Reality’ by Asli Sancar

Aise Asli Sancar, a renowned writer and lecturer on women's issues has...

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Book Review of ‘Egyptology: The Missing Millennium’ by Okasha El-Daly

Egyptology: The Missing Millennium published by Okasha El Daly is an i...

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Shining light upon light

Two science histories dissect the transfer of knowledge between the Gr...

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Book Review of The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science by Arun Bala

The book "The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science...

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Turkish Cuisine: A Book Review

Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can ...

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A Jewel of Ottoman Naval History: The Book of Kâtib Çelebi on Naval Campaigns

This is a review of the book prepared by Prof. Dr. Idris Bostan for th...

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A ‘Gap-Filling’ Book on Islamic Economic Thought

This book is a collection of previously-published papers on the origin...

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A Compendium of Knowledge about Islamic Civilization: Its History, Contributions, and Influence

An extensive compendium of literature on Islamic civilization, the boo...

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The Thistle and the Crescent by Bashir Maan: A Book Review

Information on the long and varied relationship between Islam and Scot...

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Science under Islam: A Reflection on Past Brilliancy and Future Revival

This is a review of a book by Sayyed Misbah Deen, Emeritus Professor o...

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Seeking Seamless Scientific Wonders: Review of Emilie Savage-Smith’s Work

Najma Kazi reviews some salient aspects of Emilie Savage-Smith's work....

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A Wealth of Scholarship: Recent Publications in Islamic Art, Culture and History

This is a general review of some 23 recent publications (books, films,...

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How Islam Created the Modern World

In a clear and concise language, Mark Graham endeavours to show in his...

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What Islam Did For Us

This is a review of What Islam Did For Us: Understanding Islam's Contr...

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A New Book on the Ottoman Military History: Guns for the Sultan by Gábor Ágoston

Ágoston's book provides new insights into the Ottomans' approach to n...

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A New Book by George Saliba: Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance

This article reviews the new book Islamic Science and the Making of th...

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