New Book: Muslim Contributions to Sciences

A new book Muslim Contributions to Sciences by noted Canadian author Zakaria Virk is now available online (pdf) . Muslim contributions in the following disciplines have been discussed at length with pertinent diagrams and maps. Contents  of the book are as follows:

Chapter 1        Muslim Contributions to Opthalmology                                           5

Chapter 2        Muslim Contributions to Pharmacy                                                  20

Chapter 3        Muslim Contributions to Mathematics and Astronomy                   26

Chapter 4        Golden Age of Islamic Medicine                                                       44

Chapter 5        Zakariya al-Razi – The Arab Galen                                                   62

Chapter 6        Ibn al-Haitham – Father of Optics                                                     79

Chapter 7        Medical Breakthroughs in Islamic Medicine

Chapter 8        Hospitals and Health Care in Medieval Islam                                   95

Chapter 9        Scientists and Scholars of Islamic Renaissance                                106

Chapter 10      Islamic Influence on European Science                                             113

Chapter 11      Science in India during the Muslim rule                                           141

Chapter 12      Muslim Contributions to European Awakening                                151


It also includes few photographs of famous people:  PM Justin Trudeau, Hamid Akhtar, Prof. Syed Hossein Nasr and Nobel Laureate Prof. Abdus Salam.



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