1001 Inventions

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1001 Inventions

The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization

By Salim T. S. Al-Hassani (Editor)

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426209345, 351pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2012

"1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization" takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today. Take a look at all of the discoveries that led to the great technological advances of our time; engineering, early medicinal practices, and the origins of cartography are just a few of the areas explored in this book.
" 1001 Inventions" provides unique insight into a significant time period in Muslim history that has been looked over by much of the world. A time where discoveries were made and inventions were created that have impacted how Western civilization and the rest of the world lives today. The book will cover seven aspects of life relatable to everyone, including home, school, hospital, market, town, world and universe.

About the Author
THE FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND CIVILIZATION (FSTC) is a United Kingdom-based educational entity which was formed to popularize, disseminate and promote an accurate account of Muslim Heritage and its contribution to present day science, technology and civilization. As well as owning, developing and maintaining MuslimHeritage.com, FSTC has produced publications, conferences and teacher training seminars on the subject."

Praise For 1001 Inventions

"...this heavily illustrated volume, edited by Salim T.S. Al-Hassani, stands on its own as an accessible history of the golden era that spanned from the 7th to the 17th century." 
--Boston Sunday Globe