What books are there with respect to early Muslim scholars' works and their effect on Western civilization? I would prefer easy to read not too technical books.

  • I think you should focus on the kind of scholars you refer to!
    – Medi1Saif
    Mar 2, 2018 at 13:57

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I can suggest books and essays written by William Montgomery Watt (14 March 1909 – 24 October 2006) who was a Scottish historian, Orientalist, Anglican priest, and academic.

especially He has a book named: Islamic Surveys: The Influence of Islam on Medieval Europe (1972) ISBN 978-0-85224-439-5.

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