Science and civilization in Islam / by Seyyed Hossein Nasr by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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Published by New American Library in New York .

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  • Science, Medieval.,
  • Civilization, Islamic.

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StatementWith a pref. by Giorgio de Santillana.
SeriesA Plume book
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Pagination384 p. :
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL16593580M

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