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Which Persian scholar and scientist wrote a book on India named Ta'rikh al-Hind?

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Asked by amitava duttamajumdar, 24 Jan '12 10:18 pm
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Alberuni
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 25 Jan '12 05:37 pm

 
  
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Al-Barauni.
Answered by Dare Devil, 24 Jan '12 10:33 pm

 
  
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Al-Barauni.
Answered by aflatoon, 25 Jan '12 01:44 pm

 
  
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Al-barauni
Answered by vijay, 24 Jan '12 10:34 pm

 
  
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Bu Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Biruni , often known as Alberuni, Al Beruni or variants, (born 5 September 973 in Kath, Khwarezm (now in Uzbekistan), died 13 December 1048 in Ghazni, today's Afghanistan) was a Persian polymath scholar of the 11th century. He was a scientist and physicist, an anthropologist and comparative sociologist, an astronomer and chemist, a critic of alchemy and astrology, an encyclopedist and historian, a geographer and traveler, a geodesist and geologist, a mathematician, a pharmacist and psychologist, an Islamic philosopher and theologian, and a scholar and teacher.

He was the first Muslim scholar to study India and the Brahminical tradition, and has been described as the founder of Indology, the father of geodesy, and "the first anthropologist".He was also one of the earliest leading exponents of the experimental scientific method, and was responsible for introducing the experimental method into mechanics and mineralogy, a pioneer of comparative sociology ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 24 Jan '12 10:25 pm

 
  
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