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Book: Celestial India

Chapter: Following the Steps of the Orientalists – The Quest for the Linguistic Origins

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21937


In this chapter, the author introduces how the study of Indian languages and culture started to be taken seriously by Western society. With the arrival of Annie Besant to lead the Indian Congress and her joining the Teosophical Society were events that contributed to this achievement.

Chapter Contributors

  • Isaac Lubelsky ( - book-auth-570) 'Haifa University'