Islam and the sciences

United States, 1978

Film
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A comprehensive look at the influence of the Islamic world on the sciences from the seventh century A.D. to the present. Surveying the history of its scientific and technological advances in the fields of astronomy, mathematics, water resources and power generation, time measurement, geography and cartography, chemistry and medicine.

Credits

director

Peter De Normanville

producer

Douglas Gordon

production company

Phoenix Films

Language

English

Duration

00:23:38:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31904

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → Islam - History

History → Religion and science - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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