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Hobson-Jobson : the definitive glossary of British India

Author: Henry Yule, Sir; A C Burnell; Kate Teltscher
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2015, 2013.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hobson-Jobson is a unique lexicon of British India. Part dictionary, part encyclopedia it shows how words of Indian origin entered the English language and offers insight into Victorian views of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Yule, Sir; A C Burnell; Kate Teltscher
ISBN: 9780198718000 0198718004
OCLC Number: 913732430
Description: xlv, 570 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Henry Yule and A.C. Burnell ; selected with an introduction and notes by Kate Teltscher.

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'Teltscher's introduction to this new abridged edition is a model of scholarship and readability.' * Neel Mukherjee, Financial Times * 'Hobson-Jobson is a rare dictionary that can be read for Read more...

 
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