The Muslim Diaspora: 570-1500

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McFarland, 1999 - Civilization, Islamic - 425 pages
Along with their religion, Muslims carried their culture, their goods, and their innovations to the far corners of the globe. Their contributions to Western civilization such as new kinds of agriculture (irrigation, oranges, sugarcane, cotton), manufactured goods (satin, rugs, paper, perfumes), and technology (astrolabe, compass, lateen sail) are set out in detail. --Book Jacket.

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The Muslim diaspora: a comprehensive reference to the spread of Islam in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas

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