Average Rating 0 Reviews View This colorful guide introduces the many inventions and common concepts that originated in the Arab world. The introductory maps and timeline familiarize students with the borders of the Arab world, then and now, and the major periods from the caliphates to the Ottoman empire. From there, the book is divided into sections that highlight the contributions of the Arab world in fields like astronomy and flight, everyday inventions, medicine, food and architecture. Students will discover that everything from coffee and numerals to ink-filled pens and sherbet originated in the Arab world. The abundance of photographs and short, engaging descriptions will keep students interested in the material. Related Resources Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of ArtHistory & Culture Unveiled: New Art from the Middle EastHistory & Culture Glories of Islamic ArtHistory & Culture The UN 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and 1967 ProtocolHistory & Culture Reviews Login to submit a review There are no reviews yet for this resource.