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Title: Al-khawarizmi: Leading Contributor to Indigenisation of Science in the Islamiccivilization
Authors: Juliana Abu Bakar
Aff: Civilization Faculty of Islamic Studies Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 43600 UKM, Bangi, Selangor West Malaysia
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Keywords: Al-khawarizmi; Indigenization of Science; Islamic Civilization
Abstract:This article discusses al-Khawarizmi as a leading contributor to indigenization of science in the Islamic
civilization. The purpose is to evaluate the extent of his contribution in the context of indigenization of science.
This research uses the method of content analysis of selected sources. Research outcome shows that al-
Khawarizmi clearly made his own contributions as a leading figure to indigenization of science in the Islamic
civilization. This is proven in his contributions in redigging old scientific heritage and producing original works.