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A century of British orientalists : 1902-2001

Author: Clifford Edmund Bosworth
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: British Academy centenary monographs
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The evolution of oriental studies in Britain over the last century is traced in 13 essays on key figures. They exemplify the contribution of British scholars to oriental scholarship, to understand  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Edmund Bosworth
ISBN: 0197262430 9780197262436
OCLC Number: 237553552
Description: 264 S. : ill.
Contents: Editor's Introduction ; Harold Walter Bailey ; Alfred Felix Landon Beeston ; Edward Granville Browne ; Gerard Leslie Makins Clauson ; Godfrey Rolles Driver ; Samuel Rolles Driver ; Alan Henderson Gardiner ; Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb ; Francis Llewellyn Griffith ; Vladimir Fed'orovich Minorsky ; Ralph Lilley Turner ; Arthur David Waley ; Richard Olaf Winstedt
Series Title: British Academy centenary monographs
Responsibility: ed. by C. Edmund Bosworth.
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