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Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt: Ibn Al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection
by Nahyan Fancy
This text helps situate a ground-breaking discovery in the history of the lifesciences: the discovery of the pulmonary transit of blood, a prerequisite for William Harvey's fully developed theory of blood circulation three centuries later. The book illuminates the intricate ways in which science and religion interacted in the medieval Islamic world.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge
(first published January 1st 2013)
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