The Tripartite Life of Whitley Stokes (1830-1909)

The Tripartite Life of Whitley Stokes (1830-1909)

by Elizabeth Boyle, Paul Russell
     
 

This collection of essays explores the life and legacy of the Irish scholar and jurist, Whitley Stokes (1830-1909). During his twenty-year career in India, Stokes was responsible for the codification of much of Anglo-Indian law. He was also one of the greatest scholars that Ireland has ever produced, and throughout his life he published prolifically on medieval

Overview

This collection of essays explores the life and legacy of the Irish scholar and jurist, Whitley Stokes (1830-1909). During his twenty-year career in India, Stokes was responsible for the codification of much of Anglo-Indian law. He was also one of the greatest scholars that Ireland has ever produced, and throughout his life he published prolifically on medieval Celtic philology and literature, as well on the languages and literatures of the wider Indo-European world. This volume reveals the intimate connections between Stokes' Irish origins, his imperial service and his scholarly career, and casts new light on the wider intellectual networks he inhabited.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846822780
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
10/05/2011
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Boyle has always loved romance and now lives it each and every day by writing adventurous and passionate stories that readers from all around the world have described as "page-turners." Since her first book was published in 1996, she's won the RWA RITA® Award and a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award and saw six titles become USA Today bestsellers. His Mistress By Morning is her eighth book for Avon. She resides in Seattle with her husband and two small sons, or "heroes in training" as she likes to call them.

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