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Jones, Sir William (1746–94)

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780198606536
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570140
Jones, Sir William (1746–94)

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Jones’s early translations from Persian established his reputation as an orientalist. In 1783 he became a judge of the Bengal

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Subjects: History

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