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    • Lost Enlightenment

    • Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
    • By: S. Frederick Starr
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 25 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lost Enlightenment recounts how, between the years 800 and 1200, Central Asia led the world in trade and economic development, the size and sophistication of its cities, the refinement of its arts, and, above all, in the advancement of knowledge in many fields. Central Asians achieved signal breakthroughs in astronomy, mathematics, geology, medicine, chemistry, music, social science, philosophy, and theology, among other subjects.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a wonderful find!

    • By Julia on 11-10-13

    Regular price: $39.95