Description from the publisher :
Traders And Explorers in Wooden Ships, shows how the Islamic lands formed a hinge between the East and the West.
It goes beyong the stereotypical image of conflict between Christians and Muslims to explain the fruitful cultural exchange which occurred over the centuries.
Finally, the book shows how all technological and historic advances in human civilization are cumulative eforts to which many peoples have made important contributions.
About the author(s):
Susan Douglass is an American-born Muslim who accepted Islam in 1974. She received the Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Rochester in 1972. She received the Master of Arab Studies f..