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This new book by George Saliba describes the rise and fall of the Islamic scientific tradition, and the relationship of Islamic science to European science during the Renaissance. The author outlines the conventional accounts of Islamic science, then discusses their shortcomings and proposes an alte...
Dr. Salim Ayduz*   Figure 1. The cover page of Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire.   Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire. By Gábor Ágo...
A Plea for the Recovery of the Forgotten History of Muslim Heritage By Ruveyda Ozturk* *** Review of Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists, by Michael Hamilton Morgan. Washington DC: The National Geographic Books, 2007. Hardcover: 320 pages; ISBN-10: 1...
Figure 1: Cover page of the book. Review of: Manuscripts of Kandilli Observatory. Kandilli Rasathanesi el yazmalari 1: Türkce yazmalar. Project manager Gunay Kut; prepared by Hatice Aynur, Cumhure Ucer, Fatma Buyukkarci Yilmaz. Istanbul: Bogaziçi University Publication, First edition,...

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