Leiden Oriental Connections: 1850 - 1940

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W. Otterspeer
BRILL, 1989 - History - 391 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
Hebrew at Leiden University
27
The vicissitudes of a lingua
43
Dozy a scholarly life according to plan
62
Snouck Hurgronjes study of Islamic law
82
The precarious rise and survival of Sanskrit and Indian studies
115
Huizingas dissertation and the stemmingen of the literary move
141
P Tieles strategy of conquest
153
University and Colonial Office 18251925
187
The ethical imperative
204
The legal Oriental connection
230
Indonesians at Leiden University
250
from encyclopedism
280
Leiden Universitys early
317
Japanese studies until 1940
354
Von Siebold and his Japanese collection in Leiden
378

Leiden Orientalists and the Christian mission
168

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