Orientalist Jones

Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794
Author(s): 
Franklin, Michael J.
ISBN: 
9780199532001
Date published: 
August 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

A major new critical biography of Sir William Jones (1746-94), the foremost Orientalist of his generation and one of the greatest intellectual navigators of all time, whose Sanskrit researches did more than any other writer to destroy Eurocentric prejudice, reshaping Western perceptions of India and the Orient.