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In the Shadows of Glories Past and the Rise of Science in Islam and the West - (Hardcover)

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This is a study of science in Muslim society. The first volume starts at the rise of science in the eighth century and explores the efforts of nineteenth century Muslim thinkers and reformers to regain the lost ethos that had given birth to the rich scientific heritage of earlier Muslim civilization. The second volume reveals the undermining effect of European imperialism on western-oriented religious reformers and secular intellectuals, for whom science and political reform went together, and concludes with a chapter on the state of science in contemporary Muslim societies and the efforts to institutionalize science today.

Number of Pages: 1068
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: John W. Livingston
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2018
TCIN: 53704775
UPC: 9781138299399
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-1285
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