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Author Huff, Toby E., 1942-

Title The rise of early modern science : Islam, China, and the West / Toby E. Huff
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, 2003

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Description xx, 425 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The comparative study of science -- 2. Arabic science and the Islamic world -- 3. Reason and rationality in Islam and the West -- 4. The European Legal revolution -- 5. Madrasas, universities, and science -- 6. Cultural climates and the ethos of science -- 7. Science and civilization in China -- 8. Science and social organization in China -- 9. The rise of early modern science -- Epilogue: educational reform and attitudes toward science in the Muslim world and China since the eighteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-406) and index
Subject Science -- Arab countries -- History.
Science -- Islamic countries -- History.
Science -- China -- History.
Science -- Europe -- History.
LC no. 2002035017
ISBN 0521823021 hardback
0521529948 paperback