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The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization

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For centuries following the fall of Rome, Western Europe was backward and benighted, locked into the Dark Ages and barely able to tell the time of ... Show synopsis

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Joel S

Interesting Book

by Joel S on Oct 20, 2011

This is one of two books of the same title on the same subject. It is slightly the older, and is less scholarly and detailed, but it is more easily read. I am not an expert in this field and cannot compare the two critically. It would be interesting to read a critical comparison, This one is worthwhile reading and is not as expensive as the newer.

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