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Scientific expeditions to the Arab world (1761-1881)

J. M. I. Klaver

Scientific expeditions to the Arab world (1761-1881)

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Published by Arcadian Library, In association with Oxford University Press in London, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scientific expeditions -- Arab countries -- History -- 18th century,
  • Scientific expeditions -- Arab countries -- History -- 19th century,
  • Europeans -- Arab countries -- History -- 18th century,
  • Naturalists -- Europe -- History -- 18th century,
  • Naturalists -- Europe -- History -- 19th century,
  • Europeans -- Arab countries -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-248) and index.

    Statementby J.M.I. Klaver.
    SeriesStudies in the Arcadian Library -- no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ115 .K54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094962M
    ISBN 100199568898
    ISBN 109780199568895
    LC Control Number2009281420

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Scientific expeditions to the Arab world (1761-1881) by J. M. I. Klaver Download PDF EPUB FB2

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KLAVER. Review of J. Klaver, Scientific Expeditions to the Arab World (), British Journal for the History of Science (),   The Arab impact in sciences on the West came in a large part by the way of Spain, Sicily and the Crusades. During the Crusades, from the 12th and 13th centuries, the Europeans carried back to their continent many Arab/Muslim new innovations.

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Tumultuous conditions that the Arab world finds itself in nowadays are largely due to failures on many fronts, linked both directly and indirectly, to the manner with which knowledge, in general, and that embodied in science, technology, and innovation (STI) inputs, in particular, is accessed and implemented for inclusive and sustainable development.

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The number of scientific publications increased. The Arabic edition of Scientific American magazine was launched online in Egypt on Friday. Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative to the Arab.

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