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Hobson-Jobson

The Definitive Glossary of British India

Hobson-Jobson( )
Author: Yule, Henry
Burnell, A. C.
Editor: Teltscher, Kate
ISBN:978-0-19-960113-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Hobson-Jobson is a unique lexicon of British India. Part dictionary, part encyclopedia it shows how words of Indian origin entered the English language and offers insight into Victorian views of Asia and the way cultures transform one another. Quirky and entertaining, this selected edition includes a fascinating introduction and notes.

Book Details
Pages:624
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Reference / Word Lists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.304 x 7.722 x 1.455 Inches
Book Weight:1.54 Pounds

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