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Query Details


Query Subject:   India's role in the history of linguistics
Author:   Marcin Lewandowski
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  History of Linguistics

Query:   Dear Colleagues,
I am looking for general materials related to India's contribution to the
study of language. So far I have found one book carrying the above-mentioned
title, namely ''The Word and the World : India's contribution to ...'' by the
late Prof. B. K. Matilal. Is this book accessible on the net in any
readable form(abstract, or summary, etc., etc.)? I would be extremely
grateful for any other valuable links to relevant websites.
Thank you in advance
Best regards

Marcin Lewandowski
Institute of Linguistics
Adam Mickiewicz University
Poznan, Poland
LL Issue: 8.618
Date posted: 28-Apr-1997



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