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The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

The House of Wisdom Al-Khalili presents a myth-shattering view of the medieval Islamic world's myriad scientific innovations, which preceded--and enabled--the European Renaissance. Full description

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