Book Review: Biruni: Zhizn' i Trudy Beruni (Life and Works of al-Biruni)

@article{Rosenfeld1974BookRB,
  title={Book Review: Biruni: Zhizn' i Trudy Beruni (Life and Works of al-Biruni)},
  author={Boris A. Rosenfeld},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1974},
  volume={5},
  pages={135 - 136}
}
  • B. Rosenfeld
  • Published 1 June 1974
  • Philosophy
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
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