Jim Al-Khalili's House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance (call # 509.17 A45 2011) is one of the books Plough Library received this year in the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys grant.
Learn more about the book, its author, and the Bookshelf at the House of Wisdom information page in the Muslim Journeys website.
The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is a project
of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation
with the American Library Association. Support was provided by a grant
from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Additional support for the arts
and media components was provided by the Doris Duke Foundation for