A century of British orientalists 1902-2001

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Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2001 - Education - 264 pages
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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 to understand and interpret the civilizations of the East sympathetically.

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Alfred Felix Landon Beeston
Edward Granville Browne

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