Author:Bijaychandra Majumdar

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History of the Bengali Language

By: Bijaychandra Majumdar

Price: $12.06

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102842

ISBN: 8120614526

Condition: New


A collection of 12 essays that intend to give a sketch, in broad outline, of the origin of the Bengali language and the various influences, linguistic, ethnic, social, that shaped and moulded its earlier history. Following an introduction, the next 3 are titled Ancient Bengal and its peoples and they discuss a) the antiquity of the names Vanga and Bangala; b) the geography of old Bangala and of other related tracts; c) Ganda, Radha and Banga. Lecture 5 is on the influence of the Dravidian speeches on Bengali; lecture 6 is on Bengali Phonology; lecture 7, 8, 9 are about the factors relating to ... View more info