Islamic Science and Engineering (Islamic Surveys) (Paperback)

By Donald R. Hill

Edinburgh University Press, 9780748604555, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 30, 1994

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This introduction to the physical sciences and engineering of the Islamic world is the first to trace the full extent of the Muslim scientific achievement in the period 750-1500. It describes how Muslim scientists and engineers contributed enormously to the technology of medieval Europe.