Divided into five parts, the book provides general background information on Biruni's time, his world, and his life. It includes the full names of the 183 books written by Biruni. The titles of these books are given in Arabic, Persian, transliteration of the Arabic title, and English, and they are all annotated and if available the number of folios is given for each one. A list of available references in English on Biruni, including articles, bibliographies, books, internet sites, a dissertation, and even a film. A list of Persian reference sources is also included.
Dr. Mohammad Kamiar is a professor at Florida Community College in Jacksonville.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Introduction Part 3 Part I: General Background: Abu Raihan Biruni Chapter 4 His Time Chapter 5 His World Chapter 6 His Life Part 7 Part II: Names of 183 Books Written by Biruni Chapter 8 Methodology Chapter 9 Classifications and General Observations Chapter 10 Biruni's 183 Books Part 11 Part III: List of References in English Chapter 12 Articles Chapter 13 Bibliographies Chapter 14 Books Chapter 15 Dissertation Chapter 16 Film Part 17 Part IV: Selected Internet Sites on Biruni Part 18 Part V: Persian References Part 19 Conclusion Part 20 Appendix A: Names of Biruni's 183 Books in Arabic with Accents