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Jones, Sir William (1746-1794), orientalist and judge

Michael J. Franklin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15105
Jones, Sir William (1746-1794), orientalist and judge


'Selim' Jones | Barrister in Wales | Radical whig | The Asiatick Society of Bengal and the emergence of Indology | The birth of Indo-European linguistics | Sacontalá and the Hindu pantheon | The Ordinances of Menu | Death and legacy

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Subjects: biography ; history

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