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  • Principien der Sprachgeschichte

    Principien der Sprachgeschichte
    av Hermann Paul

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006194

    Principien der Sprachgeschichte (1880) is Hermann Paul's best-known work. In this book, the German literary scholar and linguist argues that although language is a product of human culture and the study of language is therefore best categorised as h…

  • Dictionary of the Hausa Language

    Dictionary of the Hausa Language
    av Charles Henry Robinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016735

    Hausa is an African language originating in Niger and northern Nigeria and spoken widely in West and Central Africa as a lingua franca. Charles Henry Robinson (1861-1925) was the first student of the short-lived Hausa Association, formed in 1891 to…

  • Dictionary of the Hausa Language

    Dictionary of the Hausa Language
    av Charles Henry Robinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016728

    Hausa is an African language originating in Niger and northern Nigeria and spoken widely in West and Central Africa as a lingua franca. Charles Henry Robinson (1861-1925) was the first student of the short-lived Hausa Association, formed in 1891 to…

  • Principes de l'etude comparative des langues

    Principes de l'etude comparative des langues
    av Andreas Adoph von Merian, Andreas Adoph von Merian

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108006859

    This wide-ranging comparative analysis of languages was one of the earliest products of the nineteenth century's burgeoning interest in philology. Its author was the French diplomat Baron de Merian, a contemporary of Wihelm von Humboldt and precurso…

  • Specimens of Hausa Literature

    Specimens of Hausa Literature
    av Charles Henry Robinson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013253

    Hausa is an African language originating in Niger and northern Nigeria and spoken widely in West and Central Africa as a trading language. This anthology of Hausa texts (mainly Islamic religious verse and historical narratives) was the first publica…

  • A Comparative Grammar of the Sanscrit, Zend, Greek, Latin, Lithuanian, Gothic, German, and Sclavonic Languages

    A Comparative Grammar of the Sanscrit, Zend, Greek, Latin, Lithuanian, Gothic, German, and Sclavonic Languages
    av Franz Bopp

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108006231

    A founding text of comparative philology, Franz Bopp's Vergleichende Grammatik was originally published in parts, beginning in 1833, and by the 1870s had appeared in three editions in German, as well as in English and French translations. Bopp (1791…

  • Across Australia

    Across Australia
    av Baldwin Spencer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020428

    Eminent biologist Sir Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was born in Lancashire but moved to Australia to take up the chair in biology at the University of Melbourne in 1887. As a member of the 1894 Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia, Spencer…

  • Across Australia

    Across Australia
    av Baldwin Spencer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020411

    Eminent biologist Sir Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was born in Lancashire but moved to Australia to take up the chair in biology at the University of Melbourne in 1887. As a member of the 1894 Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia, Spencer…

  • A Grammar of the Somali Language

    A Grammar of the Somali Language
    av J. W. C. Kirk

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013260

    Somali is one of the Cushitic family of languages spoken in the horn of Africa and the official language of Somalia. This practical grammar, published in 1905, was prepared by J. W. C. Kirk, who first learnt to speak the language during his service…

  • Dictionary of the Hausa Language 2 Volume Paperback Set

    Dictionary of the Hausa Language 2 Volume Paperback Set
    av Charles Henry Robinson

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016742

    Hausa is an African language originating in Niger and northern Nigeria and spoken widely in West and Central Africa as a lingua franca. Charles Henry Robinson (1861-1925) was the first student of the short-lived Hausa Association, formed in 1891 to…

  • A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

    A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism
    av Joseph Priestley

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108066075

    While a tutor at Warrington Academy, the polymath Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) established himself as a leading grammarian and educational theorist, producing the influential Rudiments of English Grammar (1761) and A Course of Lectures on the Theory…

  • Introduction to the Science of Language 2 Volume Set

    Introduction to the Science of Language 2 Volume Set
    av A. H. Sayce

    Övrigt - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108083881

    Archibald Henry Sayce (1845-1933) became interested in Middle Eastern languages and scripts while still a teenager. Old Persian and Akkadian cuneiform had recently been deciphered, and popular enthusiasm for these discoveries was running high when S…

  • Grammatici Latini

    Grammatici Latini

    Häftad - 2009 - Latin - ISBN: 9781108006408

    The eight volumes of the Grammatici Latini, published by Teubner between 1855 and 1880 under the general editorship of Heinrich Keil (1822-1894), are an outstanding monument of nineteenth-century German philology. Keil published editions of Properti…

  • Zwei Jahre unter den Indianern

    Zwei Jahre unter den Indianern
    av Theodor Koch-Grunberg

    Häftad - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108007436

    This two-volume work by Theodor Koch-Grunberg (1872-1924), director of the Ethnographical Museum in Berlin, tells the story of his major expedition to North-West Brazil and describes the indigenous tribes and the local geography. In contrast to Koch…

  • Vom Roroima zum Orinoco

    Vom Roroima zum Orinoco
    av Theodor Koch-Grunberg

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006293

    Theodor Koch-Grunberg (1872-1924) was a noted German ethnologist and explorer whose work on the indigenous peoples of Brazil and Venezuela is still consulted by anthropologists, ethnologists and linguists today. His most important publication was th…

  • English Grammar

    English Grammar
    av Lindley Murray

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108067966

    American-born lawyer and author Lindley Murray (1745-1826) was hailed by his admirers as the 'father of English grammar'. First published in 1795 and reissued here in its 1830 forty-fourth edition, English Grammar became the definitive textbook on t…

  • Aborigines of Tasmania

    Aborigines of Tasmania
    av Henry Ling Roth

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108006644

    First published in 1890 in a run of just 200 copies, anthropologist Henry Ling Roth's The Aborigines of Tasmania provides a comprehensive account of native Tasmanians' life and culture. Roth, writing in the wake of the Tasmanian Aborigines' extincti…

  • UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java 3 Volume Set

    UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java 3 Volume Set
    av Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Övrigt - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108031561

    Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) was a German philologist, diplomat and philosopher. While Minister of Education he was responsible for reforming the Prussian education system. His pioneering achievements in linguistics influenced many later scholar…

  • UEber die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues und ihren Einflu auf die geistige Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechts

    UEber die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues und ihren Einflu auf die geistige Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechts
    av Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006460

    Wilhelm von Humboldt's classic study of human language was first published posthumously in 1836 and influenced generations of scholars of language including Boas, Sapir and Chomsky. In the later twentieth century, Humboldt's pioneering philosophical…

  • UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java

    UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java
    av Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Häftad - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108031554

    Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) was a German philologist, diplomat and philosopher. While Minister of Education he was responsible for reforming the Prussian education system. His pioneering achievements in linguistics influenced many later scholar…

  • UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java

    UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java
    av Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Häftad - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108031530

    Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) was a German philologist, diplomat and philosopher. While Minister of Education he was responsible for reforming the Prussian education system. His pioneering achievements in linguistics influenced many later scholar…

  • UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java

    UEber die Kawi-sprache auf der Insel Java
    av Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Häftad - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108031547

    Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) was a German philologist, diplomat and philosopher. While Minister of Education he was responsible for reforming the Prussian education system. His pioneering achievements in linguistics influenced many later scholar…

  • Voyage a Itaboca et a l'Itacayuna

    Voyage a Itaboca et a l'Itacayuna
    av Henri Anatole Coudreau, Henri Anatole Coudreau

    Häftad - 2009 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108006927

    Henri Coudreau (1859-1899) was one of the greatest explorers of the nineteenth century. Highly regarded in his own time as a thoroughly modern expedition leader, he did much of his work on behalf of the French colonial authorities in South America.…

  • Language

    Language
    av Edward Sapir

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108063784

    Among the most influential figures in the development of modern linguistics, the American scholar Edward Sapir (1884-1939) notably promoted the connection between anthropology and the study of language. His name is also associated with that of his s…

  • Native Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia

    Native Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia
    av Baldwin Spencer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020459

    Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was a British Australian biologist and anthropologist, best known for his work amongst the indigenous Aboriginal tribes of Australia. After graduating from Exeter College, Oxford in 1884 Spencer was elected a f…

  • Zulu-English Dictionary

    Zulu-English Dictionary
    av John William Colenso

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108047166

    John William Colenso (1814-83) was appointed the first Bishop of Natal in 1853 and settled there in 1855. He devoted great energy to developing the diocese, overseeing the completion of the cathedral in Pietermaritzburg, the building of churches in…

  • Apercu general de la science comparative des langues

    Apercu general de la science comparative des langues
    av Louis Benloew, Louis Benloew

    Häftad - 2009 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108006699

    The German-born philologist Louis Benloew (1818-1900) studied at Berlin, Leipzig and Goettingen before settling in France. Apercu general de la science comparative des langues (first published in 1858) is his best-known work. In this second edition…

  • Ueber die Sprache und Weisheit der Indier

    Ueber die Sprache und Weisheit der Indier
    av Friedrich von Schlegel

    Häftad - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108067867

    Critic, poet and essayist Friedrich von Schlegel (1772-1829) was a leading figure of German Romanticism. Believed to be autobiographical, his unfinished novel Lucinde caused a scandal in 1799 because of its portrayal of a sexual liaison. After explo…

  • Handbook of American Indian Languages

    Handbook of American Indian Languages

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108063432

    Edited by the eminent anthropologist and linguist Franz Boas (1858-1942), this work was first published in two huge volumes between 1911 and 1922. Comprising detailed studies of several Native American languages, Volume 1 has been split into two par…

  • Handbook of American Indian Languages

    Handbook of American Indian Languages

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108063449

    Edited by the eminent anthropologist and linguist Franz Boas (1858-1942), this work was first published in two huge volumes between 1911 and 1922. Comprising detailed studies of four Native American languages, Volume 2 focuses on the Takelma, Coos,…

  • Handbook of American Indian Languages

    Handbook of American Indian Languages

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108063425

    Edited by the eminent anthropologist and linguist Franz Boas (1858-1942), this work was first published in two huge volumes between 1911 and 1922. Comprising detailed studies of several Native American languages, Volume 1 has been split into two par…

  • Indogermanische Grammatik

    Indogermanische Grammatik
    av Hermann Alfred Hirt

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006743

    Hermann Alfred Hirt (1865-1936) taught Greek, Latin and early Germanic languages at Leipzig University from 1892 to 1912 before moving to the chair of Sanskrit and comparative linguistics at Giessen. Born around the time when Bopp and Schleicher wer…

  • Indogermanische Grammatik

    Indogermanische Grammatik
    av Hermann Alfred Hirt

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006750

    Hermann Alfred Hirt (1865-1936) taught Greek, Latin and early Germanic languages at Leipzig University from 1892 to 1912 before moving to the chair of Sanskrit and comparative linguistics at Giessen. Born around the time when Bopp and Schleicher wer…

  • Indogermanische Grammatik

    Indogermanische Grammatik
    av Hermann Alfred Hirt

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006736

    Hermann Alfred Hirt (1865-1936) taught Greek, Latin and early Germanic languages at Leipzig University from 1892 to 1912 before moving to the chair of Sanskrit and comparative linguistics at Giessen. Born around the time when Bopp and Schleicher wer…

  • Indogermanische Grammatik

    Indogermanische Grammatik
    av Hermann Alfred Hirt

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006767

    Hermann Alfred Hirt (1865-1936) taught Greek, Latin and early Germanic languages at Leipzig University from 1892 to 1912 before moving to the chair of Sanskrit and comparative linguistics at Giessen. Born around the time when Bopp and Schleicher wer…

  • Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen

    Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen
    av Franz Miklosich

    Häftad - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108080569

    A Slovenian citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Miklosich (1813-91) studied at the University of Graz before moving to Vienna in 1838. Indo-European philology was a growing area for research, and in 1844 Miklosich reviewed Bopp's Comparati…

  • Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen

    Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen
    av Franz Miklosich

    Häftad - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108080552

    A Slovenian citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Miklosich (1813-91) studied at the University of Graz before moving to Vienna in 1838. Indo-European philology was a growing area for research, and in 1844 Miklosich reviewed Bopp's Comparati…

  • Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen

    Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen
    av Franz Miklosich

    Häftad - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108080576

    A Slovenian citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Miklosich (1813-91) studied at the University of Graz before moving to Vienna in 1838. Indo-European philology was a growing area for research, and in 1844 Miklosich reviewed Bopp's Comparati…

  • Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen

    Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen
    av Franz Miklosich

    Övrigt - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108080583

    A Slovenian citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Miklosich (1813-91) studied at the University of Graz before moving to Vienna in 1838. Indo-European philology was a growing area for research, and in 1844 Miklosich reviewed Bopp's Comparati…

  • Elements of South-Indian Palaeography, from the Fourth to the Seventeenth Century, AD

    Elements of South-Indian Palaeography, from the Fourth to the Seventeenth Century, AD
    av A. C. Burnell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108046107

    Published in 1874, this groundbreaking monograph on the palaeography of southern India gained great scholarly acclaim. Arthur Coke Burnell (1840-82) served in the Indian Civil Service and as a judge, also building up a large collection of original o…

  • A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese

    A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese
    av Basil Hall Chamberlain

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108080477

    Travelling in order to recover from a nervous breakdown, Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850-1935) arrived in Yokohama, Japan, in May 1873. He was immediately fascinated by traditional Japanese culture. At the same time, the national drive for modernisatio…

  • Les Parlers Jude o-Romans et la Vetus Latina

    Les Parlers Jude o-Romans et la Vetus Latina
    av D. S. Blondheim, D. S. Blondheim

    Häftad - 2013 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108053815

    The American philologist David Simon Blondheim (1884-1934) was endowed with vast Hebraic learning. In this book, first published in 1925, he makes connections between European Jewish speech in antiquity, the Old Latin versions of the Bible, and medi…

  • A New English Grammar 2 Volume Set

    A New English Grammar 2 Volume Set
    av Henry Sweet

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108075275

    The respected phonetician and philologist Henry Sweet (1845-1912) has had a lasting influence on the study and teaching of linguistics, particularly phonetics and Old English. Sweet is also known for being, in part, the inspiration for Henry Higgins…

  • The Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases

    The Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016094

    In 1882 the University of Cambridge accepted a bequest of GBP5,000 from the writer John Frederick Stanford (1815-1880) for the purpose of creating a dictionary of loan words found in English. This volume, first published in 1892, was the result. Cha…

  • The American Race

    The American Race
    av Daniel Garrison Brinton

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108006477

    First published in 1891, this book was the earliest attempt to construct a systematic classification of all the indigenous languages of the Americas, focusing particularly on the relationship between culture and grammar and vocabulary. It addresses…

  • Grundriss der vergleichenden Grammatik der indogermanischen Sprachen

    Grundriss der vergleichenden Grammatik der indogermanischen Sprachen
    av Karl Brugmann

    Häftad - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006538

    This is the index volume to the monumental comparative grammar of the Indo-European languages published by Karl Brugmann (1849-1919) in the late-nineteenth century. It contains three indexes. The first, an index of words, is subdivided by language a…

  • Grundriss der vergleichenden Grammatik der indogermanischen Sprachen

    Grundriss der vergleichenden Grammatik der indogermanischen Sprachen
    av Karl Brugmann

    Häftad - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006521

    The monumental, multi-volume comparative grammar of the Indo-European languages by Karl Brugmann (1849-1919) provided a synthesis of the first 70 years of research in a rapidly-developing academic subject, and identified areas for future investigati…

  • Voyage au Xingu

    Voyage au Xingu
    av Henri Anatole Coudreau, Henri Anatole Coudreau

    Häftad - 2009 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108007412

    First published in Paris in 1897, this book describes the expedition to the Xingu River in the Amazon region of Brazil by the French scientist and explorer Henri Coudreau. Coudreau spent five months from May to October 1896 travelling down the Xingu…

  • Across Australia 2 Volume Set

    Across Australia 2 Volume Set
    av Baldwin Spencer

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020435

    Eminent biologist Sir Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was born in Lancashire but moved to Australia to take up the chair in biology at the University of Melbourne in 1887. As a member of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia in 1894, Spenc…

  • Initia Amharica

    Initia Amharica
    av C. H. Armbruster

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013284

    C. H. Armbruster (1874-1957) was a civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and a linguist specialising in African languages. After visiting Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907 Armbruster published this three-volume reference work on…

  • Initia Amharica

    Initia Amharica
    av C. H. Armbruster

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013291

    C. H. Armbruster (1874-1957) was a civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and a linguist specialising in African languages. After visiting Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907 Armbruster published this three-volume reference work on…

  • Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen

    Vergleichende Grammatik der slavischen Sprachen
    av Franz Miklosich

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108080781

    A Slovenian citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Franz Miklosich (1813-91) studied at the University of Graz before moving to Vienna in 1838. Indo-European philology was a growing area for research, and in 1844 Miklosich reviewed Bopp's Comparati…

  • Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English 2 Volume Set

    Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English 2 Volume Set
    av Thomas Wright

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108075213

    Thomas Wright (1810-77), a respected folklorist and medievalist, wrote prolifically on a wide range of subjects. His work is, however, considered broad rather than deep, and his extensive output, while impressive, sometimes came at the expense of qu…

  • Searching for Aboriginal Languages

    Searching for Aboriginal Languages
    av R. M. W. Dixon

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108025041

    In the early 1960s, R. M. W. (Bob) Dixon was one of the first linguists to study the Aboriginal languages of northeast Queensland, Australia. He found that some languages of the coastal rainforest were still in daily use, but others were only half-r…

  • Native Tribes of Central Australia

    Native Tribes of Central Australia
    av Baldwin Spencer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020442

    Sir Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was a British/Australian biologist and anthropologist, best known for his work amongst the indigenous Aboriginal tribes of Australia. After graduating from Exeter College, Oxford in 1884, Spencer was elected a fellow…

  • Durch Central-Brasilien

    Durch Central-Brasilien
    av Karl von den Steinen

    Häftad - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108007320

    Karl von den Steinen (1855-1929) was a German physician, explorer and ethnologist who did pioneering work on the anthropology of Brazil's indigenous peoples. This book, published in 1886, describes the first of his two expeditions to the previously…

  • Initia Amharica 3 Volume Paperback Set

    Initia Amharica 3 Volume Paperback Set
    av C. H. Armbruster

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013321

    C. H. Armbruster (1874-1957) was a civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and a linguist specialising in African languages. After visiting Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907, Armbruster started working on a description of the Amha…

  • Initia Amharica 2 Part Set: Volume 3, Amharic-English Vocabulary with Phrases

    Initia Amharica 2 Part Set: Volume 3, Amharic-English Vocabulary with Phrases
    av C. H. Armbruster

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016483

    C. H. Armbruster (1874-1957) was a civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and a linguist specialising in African languages. After visiting Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907 Armbruster published this three-volume reference work on…

  • Coptic Etymological Dictionary

    Coptic Etymological Dictionary
    av Jaroslav Cerny

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013994

    Coptic was the language spoken in Egypt from late ancient times to the seventeenth century, when it was overtaken by Arabic as the national language. Derived from ancient Egyptian, the language of the hieroglyphs, it was written in an adapted form o…

  • Two Representative Tribes of Queensland

    Two Representative Tribes of Queensland
    av John Mathew

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108009287

    John Mathew was a Presbyterian minister who developed an interest in Aboriginal ethnography after migrating from Scotland to work on his uncle's farm in Queensland in 1864. From 1879 he published influential studies of Aboriginal culture. Although M…

  • A Dictionary of the Suahili Language

    A Dictionary of the Suahili Language

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108047036

    Johan Ludwig Krapf (1810-81), a German-born member of the Church Missionary Society in East Africa, is regarded as the founder of Swahili studies in Europe. Having pursued an interest in Oriental culture from an early age, he first went to Abyssinia…

  • Geschichte der deutschen Sprache

    Geschichte der deutschen Sprache
    av Jacob Grimm

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781108006606

    Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) became a household name around the world through the collections of fairy tales he compiled with his brother Wilhelm. Jacob's specialism was the history of the German language, which he studied in the broader context of Indo-…