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Objects of enquiry : the life, contributions, and influences of Sir William Jones, 1746-1794

Author: Garland Hampton Cannon; Kevin R Brine
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir William Jones was a brilliant and engaged man of letters and law closely involved with significant figures of Great Britain, America and India during the American Revolution and the early days of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: William Jones; William Jones, Sir; William Jones; William Jones; William Jones, Orientalist.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garland Hampton Cannon; Kevin R Brine
ISBN: 0814715176 9780814715178
OCLC Number: 32821565
Description: x, 185 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Oriental Jones : scholarship, literature, multiculturalism, and humankind / Garland Cannon --
Weaving knowledge : Sir William Jones and Indianpandits / Rosane Rocher --
Jones as a general linguist in the eighteenth-century context / R.H. Robins --
The survival of Sir William Jones in American jurisprudence / James Oldham --
William Jones : the Copernicus of history / O.P. Kejariwal --
The legacy of Sir William Jones : natural history, anthropology, and archaeology / Kenneth A.R. Kennedy --
The impact of Jones in German-speaking areas / Winfred P. Lehmann --
The historiography of British orientalism, 1772-1992 / David Kopf
Responsibility: edited by Garland Cannon and Kevin R. Brine.
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"Excellent introduction to the thorny interpretive issues that continue to grow around Jefferson's wall."-"The Journal of Southern History",

 
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