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What is the best book to read on the Islamic Golden Age?

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A good book about the time when Islamic domains made important and useful contributions is "The House of Wisdom" by James al Khalili, a frequently seen presenter on the BBC television programs on science. "The Ornament of the World" by Maria Rosa Menocal on how Muslims, Jews and Christians created a culture of tolerance in... Show more >>

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The Islamic Golden Age refers to a period of time in the history of Islam, generally dated from the 8th to the 13th centuries, during which Muslim scholars made significant scientific, philosophical, and cultural contributions. There are many books available on this topic, and the best book for you will depend on your interests... Show more >>

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