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Sir William Jones, 1746-1794: A Commemoration. Alexander Murray, Sir William Jones.

Sir William Jones, 1746-1794: A Commemoration.

A Festschrift for Sir William Jones [Jones, Sir William]. Murray, Alexander (editor). Sir William Jones, 1746-1794: A Commemoration. With an introduction by Richard Gombrich. Oxford: Published on behalf of University College by Oxford University Press, 1998. xvi, 169 pp. Illustrations. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776888. ISBN-10: 1584776889. Hardcover. New. $65. * This volume publishes the results of the "Jones Day" conference, a meeting of scholars at his alma mater (University College, Oxford) on the bicentennial of his death. Contents: Sir William Jones as Comparative Lawyer, David Ibetson; Sir William Jones and the Classical Tradition, Richard Fynes; Sir William Jones as an Arabist, Alan Jones. Lives of Sir William Jones, Thomas R. Trautmann; Sanskrit Manuscripts of Sir William Jones in the Bodleian Library, Gillian Evison; Sir William Jones, University College, and Its Portraits, Peter Bayley.

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