ERIC Number: EJ631157
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Unity in Mulitiplicity: Lessons from the Alhambra.
Schwartz, Randy K.
Thought & Action, v17 n1 p63-75 Sum 2001
Using the Alhambra 2000 conference as a starting point (the conference explored the contributions of Arab cultures to current knowledge of mathematics), explores how the cultural and intellectual success of Moorish Spain was rooted in its embrace of diversity, providing a lesson for U.S. education and society in general. (EV)
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Philosophy, High Achievement, Mathematics, World Views
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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