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Fara, Patricia. Islam. In Science: A four thousand year history. Oxford,
New York, Oxford University Press, 2009. p. 55-60.
   Bibliography: p. 375-390.
   Q125.F27 2009 <SciRR>


Encyclopedia of the history of Arabic science. Edited by Roshdi Rashed in collaboration with Régis Morelon. London, New York, Routledge, 1996 (2000 printing). 3 v. (1105 p.)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Q127.A5E53 2000 <SciRR>

Freely, John. Aladdin’s lamp: how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. 303 p.
   Includes bibliographical references: p. 275-288.
   Q127.G7F74 2009 <SciRR>

Huff, Toby E. The rise of early modern science: Islam, China, and the West. 2nd ed. Cambridge, U.K., New York, Cambridge University Press, 2003. 425 p.
   Bibliography: p. 385-406.
   Q127.A5H84 2003 SciRR>

Science and technology in Islam. Editor A. Y. al-Hassan; co-editors Maqbul Ahmed, A. Z. Iskandar.
Paris, UNESCO Pub., 2001. 2 v. (The different aspects of Islamic culture, v. 4)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   BP190.5.S3S33 2001

Turner, Howard R. Science in medieval Islam: an illustrated introduction. Austin, University of Texas Press, 1997. 262 p.
   Includes bibliographical references: p. 241-246.
   Q127.I742T78 1997



Celestial phenomena and observations in Islamic sources: texts and studies. Collected and reprinted by Fuat Sezgin in collaboration with Mazen Amawi, Carl Ehrig-Eggert, Eckhard Neubauer. Frankfurt am Main, Institute for the History of Arabic-Islamic Science at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, 1998. 4 v. (Islamic mathematics and astronomy, v. 70-73)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   QB23.C45 1998

The enterprise of science in Islam: new perspectives. Edited by Jan P. Hogendijk and Abdelhamid I. Sabra. Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, c2003. 386 p.
   Includes bibliographical references
   Q124.97.E57 2003

İhsanoğlu, Ekmeleddin. Science, technology, and learning in the Ottoman Empire: Western influence,
local institutions, and the transfer of knowledge
. Aldershot, Hampshire, Burlington, VT, Ashgate/Variorum, c2004. 1 v. (various pagings)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   Q127.I742I47 2004

Islamic medical and scientific tradition: critical concepts in Islamic studies. Edited by Peter E. Pormann. Milton Park, Abingdon, NY, Routledge, 2010. 4 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   BP190.5.S3.I854 2010 <Not yet in LC>

Saliba, George. Islamic science and the making of the European Renaissance. Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, c2007. 315 p.
   Bibliography: p. 289-305.
   Q127.I742S35 2007



Islam & Science
Journal for the History of Arabic Science Q127.A5J68
Science and Technology in the Islamic World. Q127.I742S38
Suhayl: Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation



al-Din Yousefi, Najm. Secular sciences and the question of “decline.” Iranian studies: bulletin of the Society for Iranian Cultural and Social Studies., v. 41, Sept. 2008: 559-579.

Haq, Syed Nomanu. Science in Islam. Islam & science, v. 7, winter 2009: 151-158.

Kheirandish, Elaheh. Science and mithal: demonstrations in Arabic and Persian scientific traditions. Iranian studies, v. 41, Sept. 2008: 465-489.



1001 Inventions – Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation

History of Science & Technology in Islam – Ahmad Y. al-Hassan

Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts – National Library of Medicine

Muslim Scientists and Islamic Civilization

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