SHAFER, Robert Lloyd. 1893 — 1969. U.S. Linguist and Sino-Tibetan scholar. At Berkeley. Famous, but rather much criticised for his brave hypotheses.

Publications: “Linguistics in History”, JAOS 67, 1947, 296-305.

Ethnography of ancient India. 175 p. Wb. 1954.

Bibliography of Sino-Tibetan languages. 11+211 p. Wb. 1957.

Introduction to Sino-Tibetan. 541 p. Wb. 1974.

Also wrote on American Indian languages.

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