Contrasts

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  • Title: Contrasts
  • Author: George Abraham Grierson
  • ISBN: 9781355524540
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most imporThis work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world , and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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    1. Sir George Abraham Grierson G.A Grierson OM KCIE 7 January 1851 9 March 1941 was an Irish linguistic scholar and civil servant who conducted the Linguistic Survey of India 1898 1928 , obtaining information on 364 languages and dialects.He was born in Glenageary, County Dublin His father and grandfather George Grierson were well known Dublin printers and publishers.He was educated at St Bees School, Cumberland and Trinity College, Dublin, where he was a student of mathematics Grierson qualified for the Indian Civil Service in 1871 with very good results He also won prizes for Sanskrit and Hindustani in Trinity during his two probationary years spent in Dublin In India, he reached the Bengal Presidency in 1873 He was posted to Bankipore in Bihar He would eventually become Magistrate and Collector at Patna and later, Opium Agent for Bihar In 1898 he was appointed Superintendent of the newly formed Linguistic Survey of India and moved to England for convenience of consulting European libraries and scholars By the time Grierson retired from the Indian Civil Service in 1903, most of the data had come in He spent the following thirty years editing the enormous amount of material gathered.Grierson published scholarly works throughout his career on the dialects and peasant life of Bihar, on Hindi literature, on bhakti, and on linguistics.He died in Camberley, Surrey, England.

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