The Role of the Arab-Islamic World in the Rise of the West

Implications for Contemporary Trans-Cultural Relations

  • Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan

About this book


This book takes a fascinating look at the role of the Arab-Islamic world in the rise of the West. It examines the cultural transmission of ideas and institutions in a number of key areas, including science, philosophy, humanism, law, finance, commerce, as well as the Arab-Islamic world's overall impact on the Reformation and the Renaissance.


education Europe Institution

Editors and affiliations

  • Nayef R. F. Al-Rodhan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of OxfordUK
  2. 2.Geopolitics of Globalisation and Transnational Security ProgrammeGeneva Centre for Security PolicySwitzerland

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