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present-day Azerbaijan by Naīr al-Dīn al-ūsī, another noted Muslim philosopher-scientist who was also a teacher and ... and great achievements in the history of science through reading Seyyed Hossein Nasr's book Science and Civilization ...

Author: Osman Bakar

Publisher: ubd

ISBN: 9789991712697

Category: Religion

Page: 364

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This book presents a thematic treatment of Islamic civilisation. Each of the fourteen chapters comprising this book treats at least one of the major themes that are characteristic of this youngest religiously-based civilisation of the world. The author’s thematic approach is primarily meant to promote a better appreciation of the living nature of Islamic civilisation. The book’s content provides ample evidence that Islamic civilisation is not merely a passing historical phenomenon. The various themes it discusses clearly demonstrate the continuing relevance of Islamic civilisation to the present and future humanity.
2015-01-21 By Osman Bakar

45.0836 World History , college prehistoric through modern times ; Russia , Africa , Red China , Arab world 45.0837 ... wars 45.0838 World Civilization , Twentieth Century Current World History mid - twentieth century and present day ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112072389825

Category: Education, Secondary

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... Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race, 145; History of the World in 100 Objects, A: From the Handaxe to the Credit Card, 142; History: The Definitive Visual Guide (From the Dawn of Civilization To The Present Day), ...

Author: Tina Frolund

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610694322

Category: Education

Page: 195

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Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds.
2013-10-21 By Tina Frolund

Modern history, the modern period or the modern era, is the linear, global, historiographical approach to the time frame after ... of studying modern history is the fact that a plethora of it has been documented up to the present day.

Author: Mayson Kirby

Publisher: Scientific e-Resources

ISBN: 9781839472770

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The History of Civilizations traces the history of man in this vast region from the Palaeolithic beginnings to circa 700 B.C. when the foundations for the formation of the great Empire were laid. Many different elements must come together before a human community develops to the level of sophistication commonly referred to as civilization. The first is the existence of settlements classifiable as towns or cities. This requires food production to be efficient enough for a large minority of the community to be engaged in more specialized activities-such as the creation of imposing buildings or works of art, the practice of skilled warfare, and above all the administration of a centralized bureaucracy capable of running the machinery of state. Despite the major role played by Central Asia in shaping the history of the past and of today, this vast region, stretching from the Caspian Sea to Mongolia and western China, had not been studied as a whole cultural entity in time and space. This multi-volume History of Civilizations of Central Asia, published in English, is the first attempt to present a comprehensive picture of the cultures that flourished and vanished at the heart of the Eurasian continent from the dawn of civilization to the present day. The book is an engaging and thought-provoking philosophical account that demonstrates that critical inquiry is an ongoing process with strains of continuity and evolution of Civilizations.
2018-08-11 By Mayson Kirby

... of muslim civilization, the real state of present-day muslim society and to undertake a sympathetic and factbased ... The Venture of Islam; Conscience and History in a World Civilization, 3 Volumes, chicago: university of chicago, ...

Author: M. Umer Chapra

Publisher: Kube Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9780860376064

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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"[This is] a subject of such relevance and importance that one wonders why nobody else dealt with it in book form before."—Dr. Wilfried Hofmann Muslim civilization has experienced a decline during the last five centuries after previously having undergone a long period of prosperity and comprehensive development. This raises a number of questions such as what factors enable Muslims to become successful during the earlier centuries of Islam and what led them to their present weak position. Is Islam responsible for this decline or are there some other factors which come into play? M. Umer Chapra provides an authoritative diagnosis and prescription to reverse this decline. M. Umer Chapra is a research advisor at the Islamic Research and Training Institute of the Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah, and author of The Future of Economics and Islam and the Economic Challenge.
2015-07-02 By M. Umer Chapra

Even after 3000 BC conditions in the areas of high civilization evidently in the main continued for a long time somewhat moister than now . It is not certain how much of the difference can be attributed to a higher water table and ...

Author: H. H. Lamb

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415127343

Category: Science

Page: 433

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With the inclusion of new material, preface and illustrations, this 2nd edition of Lamb's acclaimed book covers issues of past and present climates, impacts on human affairs and an understanding of the problems of forecasting.
1995 By H. H. Lamb

l MAP OF MODERN AFRICA Present-day Africa is comprised of. The history of the modern Middle East and Southwest Asia goes back thousands of years. Indeed, the region was a center of civilization in prehistory and one of the areas in ...

Author: Sarolta Takacs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317455721

Category: History

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Designed to meet the curriculum needs for students from grades 7 to 12, this five-volume encyclopedia explores world history from approximately 5000 C.E. to the present. Organized alphabetically within geographical volumes on Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Southwest Asia, and Asia and the Pacific, entries cover the social, political, scientific and technological, economic, and cultural events and developments that shaped the modern world.Each volume includes articles on history, government, and warfare; the development of ideas and the growth of art and architecture; religion and philosophy; music; science and technology; and daily life in the civilizations covered. Boxed features include "Turning Point," "Great Lives," "Into the Twenty-First Century," and "Modern Weapons". Maps, timelines, and illustrations illuminate the text, and a glossary, a selected bibliography, and an index in each volume round out the set.
2015-03-04 By Sarolta Takacs

A key reason for this development was their new mastery of the art of cultivating food crops . ... Important aspects of our world today can indeed be traced back to these early civilizations , and all human beings the world over owe a ...

Author: William J. Duiker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337672405

Category: History

Page: 992

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Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, compelling overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences of the human past, and identifies key patterns over time. Political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history -- presented in a chronological framework -- help students appreciate and understand the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. Themes (Science and Technology, Art and Ideas, Family and Society, Politics and Government, Earth and the Environment, Religion and Philosophy, and Interaction and Exchange), assist students in placing historical events and the contemporary world in a meaningful context. Available options: WORLD HISTORY, 9th Edition (Chapters 1-30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1-18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14-30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2018-01-01 By William J. Duiker

a Gran , Peter , Beyond Eurocentrism : A New View of Modern World History , Syracuse : Syracuse University Press ... 1939 ; New York : Day , 1942 Pacey , Arnold , Technology in World Civilization : A Thousand - Year History , Oxford ...

Author: Kelly Boyd

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1884964338

Category: Reference

Page: 1562

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The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing covers all the major historical writers from classical times to the present day. As well as essays on influential historians, it also incorporates topics such as political and military history.
1999 By Kelly Boyd

From Greece and Rome, the road led directly to the rise of modern civilization in the West. ... Important aspects of our world today can indeed be traced back to these early civilizations, and all human beings the world over owe a ...

Author: William J. Duiker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305856486

Category: History

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Explore world history in a brief, balanced, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book’s global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2016-01-01 By William J. Duiker