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Cannon, Garland Hampton 1924-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 216 publications in 5 languages and 4,141 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PK109.J6, B
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Most widely held works by Garland Hampton Cannon
The life and mind of Oriental Jones : Sir William Jones, the father of modern linguistics by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Jones is best known for his famous Third Discourse of 1786 in which he proposed that Sanskrit's affinity to Greek and Latin could be explained by positing a common, earlier source, one known today as Indo-European. This brilliant thesis of language families laid the groundwork for modern comparative linguistics. Jones's interests and achievements, however, ranged far beyond language. He studied and made contributions to astronomy, botany, history, law, literature, music, physiology, politics, and religion. He served as a Supreme Court justice in India and founded the Asiatic Society, which stimulated worldwide interest in India and the Orient. He was friends with many of the leading intellectuals of his day and corresponded with Benjamin Franklin in America and with Burke, Gibbon, Johnson, Percy, and Reynolds in Britain. In his short life he mastered so many languages that even in his own time he was regarded as a phenomenon; and so he was. Garland Cannon, editor of The Letters of Sir William Jones, has written a new definitive biography of this fascinating man, who in his life and works teaches us that the path to understanding and appreciating the art and literature of a great culture very different from our own is through devoted study, a tolerant spirit, and an unquenchably curious mind
German loanwords in English : an historical dictionary by J. Alan Pfeffer( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Sir William Jones by William Jones( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oriental Jones : a biography of Sir William Jones, 1746-1794 by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An integrated transformational grammar of the English language by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Dutch and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Objects of enquiry : the life, contributions, and influences of Sir William Jones, 1746-1794( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical change and English word-formation : recent vocabulary by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Jones : a bibliography of primary and secondary sources by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

16 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arabic contributions to the English language : an historical dictionary by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Jones, Orientalist; an annotated bibliography of his works by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1972 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Japanese contributions to the English language : an historical dictionary by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Persian contributions to the English language : an historical dictionary by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the English language by Garland Hampton Cannon( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in Chinese and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of Sir William Jones by William Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters by William Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters by William Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of Sir William Jones by William Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of Sir William Jones by William Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eighteenth Century. Electronic edition. The Letters of Sir William Jones : Volume 2( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of the InteLex Past Masters English Letters database, The Eighteenth Century, contains the letters of James Boswell, published by Oxford University Press
The Eighteenth Century. Electronic edition. The Letters of Sir William Jones : Volume 1( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of the InteLex Past Masters English Letters database, The Eighteenth Century, contains the letters of James Boswell, published by Oxford University Press
 
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The life and mind of Oriental Jones : Sir William Jones, the father of modern linguistics
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Cannon, Garland.

Cannon, Garland 1924-

Cannon, Garland H. 1924-

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German loanwords in English : an historical dictionaryObjects of enquiry : the life, contributions, and influences of Sir William Jones, 1746-1794The collected works of Sir William JonesThe collected works of Sir William JonesThe collected works of Sir William Jones