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Published: 25 October 2011

400 Pages | 8pp black and white plates

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199532001

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'Orientalist Jones'

Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Michael J. Franklin

  • A major new critical biography of the foremost Orientalist of the eighteenth century and one of the greatest intellectual navigators of all time
  • Shows how Jones's work led to an Oriental renaissance in the West and cultural revolution in India
  • Includes unpublished poems, newly discovered letters, and court records to shed new light on Franklin as a person and a social thinker

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