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1001 inventions & awesome facts from Muslim civilization.

Contributor(s): National Geographic Society (U.S.)Material type: TextTextSeries: National Geographic kidsPublication details: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2012. Description: 96 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 31 cmISBN: 9781426312625 (lib. bdg.); 9781426312588Other title: One thousand one inventions and awesome facts from Muslim civilization | One thousand and one inventions and awesome facts from Muslim civilizationSubject(s): Inventions | Muslim scientists | Technology and civilization | Islamic civilizationDDC classification: 909 LOC classification: BP190.5.S3 | A14 2012
Contents:
Foreword -- 10 Fast facts about Muslim civilization -- Map -- Towns -- Gardens -- Schools -- Cleanliness -- Chess -- Astronomy -- The Moon -- Constellations -- Flight -- House of wisdom -- Vision -- Numbers -- Clocks -- Games -- Music -- Medicine -- Surgery -- Earth science -- Glass -- Architecture -- Pottery -- Art and design -- Fabric -- Pens and paper -- Geography -- Exploration -- Tents -- Trade and money -- Jewels -- War and weapons -- Castles and keeps -- Communication -- Farming -- Coffee -- Water -- Windmills -- Words from Arabic -- Glossary -- Personalities from the past -- Resources -- Index -- Credits
Summary: Traces centuries of invention and technological innovation in the Muslim world, revealing how Muslim intellectuals built elephant water clocks, drew detailed world maps, and built colossal architectural structures.
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Printed book Printed book IES Halmstad
Non-fiction 909 1001 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 097814263125881
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"1001 inventions, official children's companion to the exhibition"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index.

Foreword -- 10 Fast facts about Muslim civilization -- Map -- Towns -- Gardens -- Schools -- Cleanliness -- Chess -- Astronomy -- The Moon -- Constellations -- Flight -- House of wisdom -- Vision -- Numbers -- Clocks -- Games -- Music -- Medicine -- Surgery -- Earth science -- Glass -- Architecture -- Pottery -- Art and design -- Fabric -- Pens and paper -- Geography -- Exploration -- Tents -- Trade and money -- Jewels -- War and weapons -- Castles and keeps -- Communication -- Farming -- Coffee -- Water -- Windmills -- Words from Arabic -- Glossary -- Personalities from the past -- Resources -- Index -- Credits

Traces centuries of invention and technological innovation in the Muslim world, revealing how Muslim intellectuals built elephant water clocks, drew detailed world maps, and built colossal architectural structures.

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