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By S. Irfan Habib

beginning with the reformers of the 19th century and finishing with present-day ideologues, Habib questions the arguable suggestion of Islamic technological know-how as a class detailed from sleek, Eurocentric technology. throughout the lives of well-known males like Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Habib exhibits the reader that the modern day promulgation of Islam and its fans as anti-modern and anti-science is a fable that leads, fairly actually, to explosive consequences.

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