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Hobson Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical, and Discursive

By: Henry Yule & A. C. Burnell (Authors) & William Crooke (Ed.)

Price: $26.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102578

ISBN: 8178224429

Condition: New


Words of Indian origin have been insinuating themselves into English ever since the end of the reign of Elizabeth and the beginning of that of King James. When such terms as calico, chintz, and gingham had already effected a lodgment in English warehouses and shops, and were lying in wait for entrance into English literature. Such outlandish guests grew more frequent 120 years ago, when, soon after the middle of last century, the numbers of Englishmen in the Indian services, civil and military, expanded with the great acquisition of dominion then made by the company; and we meet them in vastly... View more info

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Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical, and Discursive

By: Henry Yule, A.C. Burnell (Authors) & William Crooke (Ed.)

Price: $23.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039766

ISBN: 8121501091

Condition: New


Words of Indian origin have been insinuating themselves into English eversince the end of the reign of Elizabeth and the beginning of that of King James, when such terms as calico, chintz, and gingham had long passed into English language and literature. Such foreign words started being used quite frequently 185 years ago when, soon after the middle of the last century the number of English men in Indian services, civil and military expanded with the great acquisition of dominion then made by the East India Company. Hobson-Jobson in original compilation was intended to deal with all that class... View more info

Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan: Or the Central and Western Rajput State of India, 3 Vols (Fourth Edition)

By: James Tod (Author) & William Crooke (Ed.)

Price: $33.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 102512

ISBN: 8120803809

Condition: New


This work relates to the (erstwhile) Central and Western Rajput States of India. It embodies the results of scholarly investigation into the ethnology of Rajputs, their religious and social practices, their festivals and rites, their legal and political institutions and the merits and demerits of their characters. Herein we get a real portrait of the different aspects of Rajput life: their loyalty, devotion, gallantry, chivalry as also the instability of their character, their outbreaks of passion, fears, occasional faithlessness of their chiefs and allies and, above all, their addiction to dr... View more info

Things Indian

By: William Crooke

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106579

ISBN: 9789381523469

Condition: New


India forms a continent rather than a country.As its title suggests, this book provides an alphabetical listing of ‘things Indian’. It is part of the National Archives of India’s historical reprints.Here the author discusses some of the quaint and curious matters connected with the country which are not specially considered in the ordinary books of reference.Printed Pages: 560. View more info

An Introduction to the Popular Religion and Folklore of Northern India

By: William Crooke

Price: $4.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 107373

ISBN: 8175363126

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 430. View more info

The North-Western Provinces of India: Their History, Ethnology and Administration

By: William Crooke

Price: $4.62

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 107378

ISBN: 8175363134

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 373. View more info