CAIUS, R. P. J.

CAIUS, R. P. J. 18?? — 19??. S. J. Father. Missionary in Tiruchirappalli. Publications: “Au Pays des Castes. Castes des pays Dravidiens”, Anthropos 1, 1906, 426-434; “Au Pays des Castes. Les Brahmanes. (Suite)”, Anthropos 3, 1908, 239-243, 637-650. Sources: Nothing except the two articles found.

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BOUGLÉ, Célestin

BOUGLÉ, Célestin Charles Alfred. Saint-Brieuc (Côtes-du-Nord, now Côtes-d’Armor) 1.6.1870 — Paris 25.1.1940. French Philosopher and Sociologist. Studies at École normale supérieure, agrégé in philosophy 1893. Ph.D. 1899. Taught at lycée in Saint-Brieuc, in the universities of Montpellier (1898-1900), and Toulouse, from 1909 at Sorbonne, 1919 as Professor of Social Economy. From…

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ADAM, Leonhard

ADAM, Leonhard. Berlin 16.12.1891 — Bonn 9.9.1960. German Ethnologist in Australia (naturalized 1956). Son of Meinhardt Michael Adam and Katharina Clare Rosa Schmidt. Gymnasium in Berlin. Studied law, economics, ethnology and Sinology at Berlin and Greifswald, LL.D. 1916. Worked as judge in Berlin, but kept his interest in ethnology and…

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NESFIELD, John Collinson

NESFIELD, John Collinson. Stratton St.Margaret, Wiltshire 14.8.1836 — Ealing 28.6.1919. British Teacher in India. Son of a cleric, Robert Carles N., and Eleanor Dale Collinson. Educated at Highgate Grammar School, teacher there 1859-64. Studies at Merton College, Oxford, B.A. 1860. M.A. 1862. Curate in Highgate, 1867 entered Indian service, first in…

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MACMUNN, George Fletcher

MACMUNN, George Fletcher. Chelsea 24.8.1869 — Sackville College, East Grinstead 23.8.1952. Sir. British (Scottish) Officer and Historian. Born in a soldier family, son of John Alexander M. and Charlotte Edith Matthias. Educated at Kensington Grammar School, from 1888 at Royal Military Academy. In 1891 Lieutenant of Royal Artillery in India, served…

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BLUNT, Edward Arthur Henry

BLUNT, Edward Arthur Henry. Mauritius 14.3.1877 — 29.5.1941. Sir. British Civil Servant in India. Son of Frances Theophilus Blunt (later Commissioner of the Seychelles) and Emily Rainsford. Educated at Marlborough College, then studies at Corpus Christi College (Oxford, B.A.) and University College (London). From 1901 served in I.C.S. in United…

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RICE, Henry

RICE, Henry. 1846 — 19??. Rev. British Missionary in South India. Son of —> Benjamin Holt Rice. Studies and ordination in London. Worked about 10 years for London Missionary Society in Tamil Nadu, but in 1880 moved to Church of Scotland Mission in Madras. Worked among low castes. Retired around…

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MAYERS, William Frederick

MAYERS, William Frederick. Tasmania 7.1.1831 — Shanghai 24.3.1878. British Diplomat in China. Son of Rev. Michael John M., colonial chaplain in Tasmania. Grew up in Marseille, where his father was now consulate chaplain. After a few years as journalist in New York, from 1859 served as interpreter in China, then…

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MANDELBAUM, David Goodman

MANDELBAUM, David Goodman. Chicago 22.8.1911 — Berkeley 19.4.1987. U.S, Anthropologist. Studies at Northwestern University (B.A. 1932). Ph.D. 1936 Yale, under E. Sapir. After a short time at University of Minnesota in war service in South-East Asia. From 1946 Associate Professor, then Professor and chairman of Anthropology Dept. at University of…

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OL’DENBURG, Sergeij Fedorovič

OL’DENBURG, Sergej Fedorovič (Serge d’Oldenbourg). Bjankino, Zabajkal’skoj obl. (now Tšita obl., Nerčinsk. raion) 14.(26.)9.1863 — Leningrad 28.2.1934. Russian Indologist and Art Historian. Professor and Academician in St.Petersburg/Leningrad. Son of Fedor Fedorovič O., an officer, of Livonian nobility, and Nadežda Fëdorovna Berg. Matriculated in 1881, was already interested in India and…

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