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The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Benjamin, Jessica. 1988. The Bonds of Love. New York: Pantheon Books. Blaut, James M. 1993. The Colonizer’s Model of the World. London: Guilford Press. ———. 2000. Eight Eurocentric Historians. London: Guilford Press. Burkert, Walter 2004. Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis: Eastern Contexts of Greek Culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004, p. 12. Chang, Ha-Joon. 2002. Kicking Away the Ladder.

Warraq, Defending the West ; Toby E. Huff, The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003). Note, however, that in his most recent book Huff seems to have retreated from a neo -Eurocentric approach into a more monolithic and hardened Eurocentrism; Toby E. Huff, Intellectual G l ob a l D i a l o g ic a l H i s t or y 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 31 Curiosity and the Scientific Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Cox, K. Booth, and T. Dunne. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2 A Pa ss age to I n f i n i t y : Th e C on t r i bu t ion of K e r a l a t o Mode r n M at h e m at ic s * George Gheverghese Joseph Introduction Two powerful tools contributed to the creation of modern mathematics in the seventeenth century: the discovery of the general algorithms of calculus and the development and application of infinite series techniques. These two streams of discovery reinforced each other in their simultaneous development with each serving to extend the range and application of the other.

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