"Mathematics, astronomy and medicine; those are three of the many disciplines that would not exist in their present form without the contributions of Muslim scholars and thinkers throughout the centuries. We in the West don’t often remember that."Aaron Schachter, Anchor, BBC "The World"
Michael Hamilton Morgan is the author of The Twilight War, and co-author with undersea explorer Robert Ballard of Collision with History: The Search for John F. Kennedy’s PT-109, and Graveyards of the Pacific. A former diplomat, he created and now heads New Foundations for Peace, which promotes cross-cultural understanding and leadership among youth. He has appeared on ABC and CBS and as a Washington journalist covered foreign policy issues. From 1990 – 2000 he directed and advised the International Pegasus Prize for Literature.
Rich contents. Balanced approach.
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I got this book for a cultural anthropology class and I must say that I read this through and through. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jasmine
used it for a class on Islamic Civilizations. really informative and enjoyed the read. way more interesting than a textbook!Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
What a great book. I had my students read it in school, and they loved it. Human history includes all of humanity. Read morePublished 16 months ago by O.J.
First few chapters bring you up to speed on the overall places, rulers and people. Gives you an idea of the who, what, where things were so you can understand the people and... Read morePublished 18 months ago by AmazonShopper
This book cover many important fact regarding how the west modern scientific ideas first developed in east and transfered to west but it does not cover that why almost all eastern... Read morePublished 21 months ago by hamid a. tabrizi
I absolutely love this book. Whether you are a historian or curious about Islam and Muslim contributions to history this is a must read. Read morePublished on June 23, 2013 by Cat Novelliere
It's a great book to add to your summer reading list. Full of history facts and cool pics that is from a professional point of viewPublished on April 14, 2013 by Ebrahim A.