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Two science histories dissect the transfer of knowledge between the…

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Book Review: “Greco-Arab and Islamic Herbal Medicine: Traditional System, Ethics, Safety, Efficacy and Regulatory Issues”

Traditional Arab-Islamic* herbal medicine plays an increasingly influential role in…

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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…

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

A critique of Dan Gibson, Early Islamic Qiblas: A Survey…

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The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13

The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13 - International Journal for the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

"Cybernetics: Past, Present, Future" published by Toygar Akman, a renowned…

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

Ranging across poetry, court documents, agronomy manuals, and early garden…

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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…

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Book review: Ibn al-Haytham and the New Optics

This is a book review of Ibn El-Heysem ve Yeni…

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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…

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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',…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Turkish Cuisine: A Book Review

Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which…

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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.…

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A ‘Gap-Filling’ Book on Islamic Economic Thought

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

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Medieval Islamic Medicine by Peter E. Pormann and Emilie Savage-Smith

  Figure 1. The cover pages of the “Medieval Islamic…

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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 book…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How Islam Created the Modern World

In a clear and concise language, Mark Graham endeavours to…

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What Islam Did For Us

This is a review of What Islam Did For Us:…

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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…

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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…

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