Astronomy of Islamic Times for The Twenty-first Century.

Ilyas, Mohammad.

Book ID: 1045

ISBN:      0720119839

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4to. x, 254 pp., tables, figures, original pictorial hard boards, index, copy clean & in very good condition, Mansell, London, first edition, 1989.

Synopsis

This work provides a comprehensive account of the evolution of the Islamic time system, taking account of both astronomical and theological factors. It surveys the present state of development and recommends ways the usage of Islamic times may be improved under today’s new and varying conditions. The second half of the book is a complete global atlas of Islamic times computed for use to the end of the twenty-first century.

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