Bryn Barnard's The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern World PDF

By Bryn Barnard

ISBN-10: 0375840729

ISBN-13: 9780375840722

the center a long time have been a interval of great cultural and clinical development within the Islamic Empire—ideas and innovations that formed our world. 
Did you recognize that:
• The numbers you employ on a daily basis (Arabic numerals!) are a Muslim invention?
• The marching band you listen at soccer video games has its roots within the center East?
• you're ingesting orange juice at breakfast this present day because of Islamic farming innovations?
• the fashionable city's skyline used to be made attainable via Islamic architecture?

The Muslim international has usually been a bridge among East and West, yet lots of Islam's the most important options are hidden in the folds of historical past. during this vital publication, Bryn Barnard makes use of brief, enticing textual content and lovely full-color art to convey Islam's contributions gloriously to life.  Chockful of knowledge and photographs, and eminently browsable, The Genius of Islam is the definitive advisor to a desirable topic.

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