Other bibliographies related to Islamic mathemaics

Boris A. Rosenfeld and Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu.  Mathematicians, Astronomers, and Other Scholars of Islamic Civilisation and their works (7th-19th c.).  Istanbul:  Research Centre for Islamic History Art and Culture (IRCICA), 2003.  (833p.; 30 cm)  Pages 513-739 contain an extensive bibliography by author.  e-mail:  ircica@superonline.com

Isis:  Current Bibliography of the History of Science and its Cultural Influences.  Published each year since 1913 by the journal Isis.  They have also published Isis Cumulative Bibliography covering 1913 to 1965, Isis Cumulative Bibliography 1966-1975, Isis Cumulative Bibliography 1976-1985, Isis Cumulative Bibliography 1986-1995., as well as bibliographies on Persons and Institutions and Civilizations and Periods.  See the review in Journal for the History of Astronomy 14 (1983), 63-64.

Mohammed Abattouy.  L'histoire des sciences arabes classiques : une bibliographie sélective critique.  Casablanca : Fondation du Roi Abdul-Aziz, 2007.  (253 p. ; 24 cm.)

Paulus Gerdes and Ahmed Djebbar.  Mathematics in African History and Cultures:  An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd ed.  Cape Town:  African Mathematical Union, 2007.  (429 p. : ill. ;  23 cm.)

Francis J. Carmody.  Arabic Astronomical and Astrological Sciences in Latin Translation:  A Critical Bibliography.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1956.  (vi, 193 p. 24 cm.)  Reviewed in: Speculum 32 (1957), 340-341(E)

Joseph W. Dauben.  The History of Mathematics from Antiquity to the Present:  A Selective Bibliography.  New York:  Garland Press, 1985.  (xxxix, 467 p. : 16 ill., ports. ; 23 cm.)  Reviewed in:  Historia Mathematica 15 (1988), 87-89(E).

Jan P. Hogendijk.  "Bibliography of Mathematics in Medieval Islamic Civilization."  http://www.math.uu.nl/people/hogend/Islamath.html

David A. King.  Mathematical Astronomy in Medieval Yemen:  A Biobibliographical Survey.  Malibu, CA:  Undena Publications, 1983.  (ix, 98 p., 10 p. of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.)

David A. King.  "Publications on Instruments Related to the Frankfurt Cataloguing Project Since ca.1990."  2002.  http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/fb13/ign/instrument-catalogue-PUBS.html

David A. King.  "The Renaissance of Astronomy in Baghdad in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries:  A List of Publications, Mainly from the Last 50 Years."  2003.  http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/fb13/ign/astronomy_in_baghdad/bibliography.html

Richard Lorch.  Bibliography on the transmission of the mathematical sciences from Greek to Arabic to Latin.  pp 319-331 in "Greek-Arabic-Latin:  The Transmission of Mathematical Texts in the Middle Ages", Science in Context 14 (2001), 313-331.

Pradip Kumar Majumdar.  A Selective Annotated and Unannotated Bibliography of Islamic Mathematics.  Aligarh, India : Muslam Association for the Advancement of Science, 2002.  (xvi, 174 p. ; 25 cm.)

Kenneth O. May.  Bibliography and Research Manual of the History of Mathematics.  Toronto:  University of Toronto, 1973.  (818 p. 26 cm.)  Reviewed in Isis 65 (1974), 524-526, and Historia Mathematica 1 (1974), 192-194.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr (with the collaboration of William C. Chittick). An Annotated Bibliography of Islamic Science, Vol. 1.  Tehran:  Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, 1975.  Reviewed in: Isis69 (1978), 457-461.

Giorgio Nebbia.  "Ibn al-Haytham nel millesimo anniversario della nascita."  Physis 9 (1967), 165-214.

Dag Nikolaus Hasse, "Arabic-Latin Research Materials."  http://www.geocities.com/dantestudies/hasse1.html.

G.L'E. Turner and D.J. Bryden.   "A Classified Bibliography on the History of Scientific Instruments". (Scientific Instrument Commission) http://www.sic.iuhps.org/in_bibli.htm

Bibliographies of individual scholars
Menso Folkerts (1943- ).  http://www.geschichte.uni-muenchen.de/wug/gnw/personen_folk.shtml
Willy Hartner (1905-1981).  Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 13 (1982), 174-179.
Jan P. Hogendijk (- ).  http://www.math.uu.nl/people/hogend/publ.html
Louis Janin (1897-1978).  Journal for the History of Arabic Science 3 (1979), 85-87.
E. S. Kennedy (1912- ).  pp xvii-xxiv in *King & Saliba (1987).
David A. King (1941- ).  http://www.ecademics.org/oasis/king.html
C. Paul Luckey (1884-1949).  http://www.math.uu.nl/people/hogend/lucbib.html
Otto Neugebauer (1925-1979).  Centaurus22 (1979), 257-280.
Boris Rosenfeld (1917- ).  http://www.math.psu.edu/yaskolko/BR/bibl.txt
Ahmad Salîm Sa‘îdân (1914-1991).  Historia Mathematica 19 (1992), 438-443.
George Sarton (1884-1956).  Journal for the History of Arabic Science 1 (1977), 299-318 (very selective).
Paul Tannery (1843-1904).  Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 7 (1954), 369-372.
Benno van Dalen (1962- ) http://www.rz.uni-frankfurt.de/~dalen/index.htm
Juan Vernet (1923- ).  Vernet 1992, pp 55-83.

Islamic Mathematics and Astronomy
Fuat Sezgin has edited so far 108 volumes containing texts and studies of works published before 1960.  A list of these books can be found at the website for the Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften:


For a review of the series, see Historia Mathematica28 (2001), 135-136(E).

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