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A bibliography of resources available through the Holy Cross Libraries which provide additional information related to “Globalization of Science in the Middle East and North Africa,18th-20th Centuries" a conference held at the College of the Holy Cross March 24-24, 2017.

This conference brought together scholars to explore important issues related to the history of science in the Middle East and North Africa region during the 18th-20th centuries — a critical period of change and modernization when Middle Easterners were concerned about rising power of European states and societies and the relative weakness of Islamic ones. Keynote speaker Carla Nappi, Canada Research Chair in Early Modern Studies and associate professor of history at the University of British Columbia, talked about “How to Write a History of Science from a Global Perspective.” Supported by the Rehm Family Fund.

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bibliography, Islam and science, modernization, imperialism, MENA


African History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Islamic Studies | Islamic World and Near East History | Library and Information Science


See also the related Research Guide.

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