A Century Of British Orientalists, 1902-2001

Hardcover | October 25, 2001

EditorC. Edmund Bosworth

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The evolution of Oriental Studies in Britain over the last century is traced in thirteen essays on key figures (twelve of them Fellows of the British Academy). They exemplify the outstanding contribution of British scholars to Oriental scholarship, within the general trend in the West tounderstand and interpret the civilisations of the East sympathetically. Through the careers and achievements of these influential scholars these essays shed light on studies ranging from Ancient Egyptian and Hebrew, through Arabic, Persian and Turkish, to Indology, Chinese and Japanese. With important changes of methodology and approach to the cultures and religions of Asia, the twentieth century has been an exciting and fruitful period for Oriental Studies in Britain.

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The evolution of Oriental Studies in Britain over the last century is traced in thirteen essays on key figures (twelve of them Fellows of the British Academy). They exemplify the outstanding contribution of British scholars to Oriental scholarship, within the general trend in the West tounderstand and interpret the civilisations of the...

C. Edmund Bosworth is at University of Manchester.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:268 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.79 inPublished:October 25, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0197262430

ISBN - 13:9780197262436

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Editor's IntroductionR. E. Emmerick: Harold Walter BaileyEdward Ullendorff: Alfred Felix Landon Beeston C. Edmund Bosworth: Edward Granville BrowneC. Edmund Bosworth: Gerard Leslie Makins ClausonJ. A. Emerton: Godfrey Rolles Driver J. A. Emerton: Samuel Rolles DriverJ. Cerny: Alan Henderson GardinerAlbert Hourani: Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb J. D. Ray: Francis Llewellyn GriffithC. Edmund Bosworth: Vladimir Fed'orovich MinorskyR. H. Robins: Ralph Lilley TurnerJonathan D. Spence: Arthur David WaleyJohn Bastin: Richard Olaf Winstedt