Paper: Cognitive constraints on theories and category structure in Tignari’s agricultural manual

4 December 2011

Luckyn-Malone, Phoebe. “Cognitive constraints on theories and category structure in the twelfth-century Arabic agricultural manual of al-Tignari.” Chapter accepted for publication in the proceedings of the Mediterráneos Conference which was held at the CCHS-CSIC in Madrid, December 13-15, 2010. PDF **Pre-publication draft—subject to further editorial revision** Abstract This study investigates the role of cognitive bias [...]

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Studies on the Agronomy of Al-Andalus

25 June 2010

An important survey of research on Andalusi agricultural texts is now available online through the website of the Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée. Agricultural Authors Discussed The article surveys the manuscripts, printed editions and translations of works by eight Andalusi agricultural writers: Ibn Abi ‘l-Jawad Ibn Wafid Ibn Hajjaj Ibn Bassal Abu ‘l-Khayr [...]

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Locating Arabic Agricultural Manuscripts

14 February 2010

For anyone interested in the study of agriculture in the medieval Islamic world, a key task is tracking down manuscripts. I’ve now gathered a fair number of publications listing these manuscripts, so I thought I’d help others working on this topic by providing a preliminary list here. I will add more references as I come across [...]

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