Part Two Movement of Ideas and Techniques

Chapter 7 : Technology

1. Modalities of Innovation and Change

2. Continuity and Change in Medieval Iberian Technology

3. Shared Techniques

4. Bilateral Diffusion

5. Flow of Techniques from East to West

Chapter 8 : Science

1. Science and Cultural Values

2. Diffusion and Synthesis

3. The Social Bases of Transmission

4. The Unity of Scientific Knowledge

5. Patterns of Cultural Influence

Chapter 9 : Cultural Process in Medieval Spain

1. The Linguistic Model and Cultural Continuity

2. Cultural Crystallization

3. Modalities of Cultural Change

4. Balance-Sheet of Cultural Exchange

Bibliographic Essay Figures

Figure 1 : Conversion to Islam in al-Andalus

Figure 2 : Typology of Christian and Muslim Enclaves in Medieval Spain

Figure 3 : Components of an Animal-drawn Noria

Figure 4 : Maslama and his School

Figure 5 : The Andalusi Agronomical School

Figure 6 : Ratio of Christian and Muslim Scientists

Figure 7 : Comparative Conversion Curve

Tables:

Table 1 : Edible Crops Introduced by the Arabs Table 2 : Andalusi Terms for Wheat

Table 3 : Artisan Nisbas of Andalusi Sufis (Thirteenth Century) Table 4 : Indicators of Structural Gain or Loss in al-Andalus Table 5 : Medieval Castilian Chemical Technology

Table 6 : Arabisms in Castilian Thought through the Thirteenth Century, by Category

Map : Scholarly Interaction between al-Andalus and the Magrib, 12th-13th centuries, A.D.

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