1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization (Paperback)

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"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.

Praise For…

"...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 

Product Details
ISBN: 9781426209345
ISBN-10: 1426209347
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: February 28th, 2012
Pages: 351
Language: English