Languages of North-Eastern India: A Survey, Volume 1

By: George A. Grierson

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A monumental work that deals with the culture, sociology and languages of the North-East in a scientific and systematic manner presents a complete linguistic picture of the region. Page : 39 14:06 Tuesday 16/05/00, About the author:- Sir George Abraham Grierson, (Jan. 7, 1851-March 9, 1941) Irish linguist, language scholar and civil servant who conducted the Linguistic survey of India (1898-1928), obtaining information on 364 languages and dialects. While a student of mathematics at Trinity College, Dublin, Grierson took prizes in Sanskrit and Hindi. Grierson went to Bengal in October 1873, where-in addition to carrying out his duties in a succession of government posts until 1898-he devoted much time to language research. The first of his enormous output of papers, reviews, and books appeared in 1877.Printed Page: 698.

Title: Languages of North-Eastern India: A Survey, Volume 1

Author Name: George A. Grierson

Categories: India, Linguistics,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

ISBN: 8121201799

ISBN 13: 9788121201797

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 105955

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