[INDOLOGY] Looking for two older (short) books on "Sadani"
jneuss at makroskop.de
Thu Nov 7 16:01:22 EST 2019
Dear John and Richard,
the entry points to the State Library Berlin (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin).
I just looked up their catalogue and it does list Whitley's work, but says
that it was lost during war and use is impossible.
On Thu, 07 Nov 2019 21:37:09 +0100, Richard Mahoney | Indica et Buddhica
via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> Dear John,
> Whitley seems to be in the stacks in Berlin (details under "FULL
> or long
> Best, Richard
> Richard Mahoney | Indica et Buddhica
>Littledene Bay Road Oxford NZT: +6433121699 M: +64210640216
> r.mahoney at indica-et-buddhica.org
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Peterson via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info>
> Reply-To: jpeterson at isfas.uni-kiel.de
> To: INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info>
> Subject: [INDOLOGY] Looking for two older (short) books on "Sadani"
> Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 13:17:27 +0100
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> Dear members,
> Would any member of this list by any fortunate chance of fate perhaps be
> in a library which contains either of the >following two short grammars
> of "Sadani" (known locally in Jharkhand as "Sadri" or "Nagpuri")?
>  Whitley, E.H., S.P.G. 1896. Notes on the Gánwárí Dialect of
> Lohardaga, Chota Nagpur, assisted by A. Salkar, 1895. >Calcutta: 1896
>  Floor, H. 1931. Language Hand-Book/Sadani (The Patois of Chota
> Nagpur). Calcutta: Tea District Labour >Association. [Note that this
> book may have "Tea District Labour Association" or "Anonymous" as its
> Both books are mentioned in Jordan-Horstmann's 1969 grammar of this
> language but my co-author and I (who have >now otherwise finished our
> grammar of this language and would like to send it off for publication)
> have not been able to >locate a copy of either. We are now hoping that a
> smaller library which may not have all of its books in digitally
> >catalogued may be able to help us here.
> Any help - whether as a scan, paper copy or loan of this book - would be
> greatly appreciated!
> John Peterson
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