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Laurence Waddell

Lieutenant Colonel Laurence Austine Waddell, CB, CIE, F.L.S., L.L.D, M.Ch., I.M.S. RAI, F.R.A.S (1854–1938) was a British explorer, Professor of Tibetan, Professor of Chemistry and Pathology, British army surgeon, collector in Tibet, and amateur archaeologist. [1]

88 relations: Agam Kuan, Archibald Sayce, Aryan, Aryan race, Ashoka's Hell, Assyriology, Babylonia, Battle of Peking (1900), Bowl of Utu, Boxer Rebellion, British Army, British expedition to Tibet, Brutus of Troy, Buddhism, China War Medal (1900), Christian O'Brien, Civilization, Darjeeling, Darjeeling district, Doctor of law, Early Dynastic Period (Egypt), Encyclopædia Britannica, Ethel Bristowe, Exploration, Francis Younghusband, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Giant babax, Grafton Elliot Smith, Harappa, Harry L. Shapiro, Historia Regum Britanniae, History, Hittite language, Hittites, Hyperdiffusionism in archaeology, India, Indian Medical Service, Indiana Jones, Indo-European languages, Indus Valley Civilization, John Marshall (archaeologist), Julius Oppert, Kolkata, Konbaung Dynasty, Library of Congress, Linnean Society of London, Manishtushu, Master of Surgery, Menes, Mentioned in dispatches, ..., Minoan civilization, Mohenjo-daro, Mortimer Wheeler, Myanmar, Nepal, Newton Stone, North-West Frontier Province (1901–55), Old Norse, Order of the Bath, Order of the Indian Empire, Pataliputra, Patna, Phoenicia, Poetic Edda, Ralph Lilley Turner, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Sanskrit, Scheil dynastic tablet, Seal (emblem), Semitic people, Sikkim, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Standard Tibetan, Stephen Herbert Langdon, Stirlingshire, Sumer, Sumerian language, Sumerian religion, Syro-Hittite states, The British Edda, Thibaw Min, Tibet, Totnes, Translation, United Kingdom, University of Glasgow, William James Perry. Expand index (38 more) »

Agam Kuan

Agam Kuan (अगम कुआं,"unfathomable well") is an ancient well and archaeological site in Patna, India.

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Archibald Sayce

The Rev.

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Aryan

"Aryan" is a loanword derived from the Sanskrit ārya ('noble').

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Aryan race

The Aryan race was a racial grouping commonly used in the period of the late 19th century to the mid 20th century to describe peoples of European and Western Asian heritage.

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Ashoka's Hell

Ashoka's Hell was, according to legend, an elaborate torture chamber disguised as a beautiful and attractive palace full of amenities such as exclusive baths and decorated with flowers, fruit trees and ornaments.

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Assyriology

Assyriology (from Greek Ἀσσυρίᾱ, Assyriā; and -λογία, -logia) is the archaeological, historical, and linguistic study of ancient Mesopotamia (essentially ancient Iraq and some areas of northeastern Syria and southeastern Turkey) and of related cultures that used cuneiform writing.

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Babylonia

Babylonia was an ancient Akkadian-speaking Semitic state and cultural region based in central-southern Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq).

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Battle of Peking (1900)

The Battle of Peking, or the Relief of Peking, was the battle on 14–15 August 1900, in which a multi-national force, led by Britain, relieved the siege of foreign legations in Peking during the Boxer Rebellion.

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Bowl of Utu

The Bowl of Utu also known as the Bowl of Udu, Uhub, Utug, U-tug, Utuk or Utu(k) is an ancient Sumerian bowl from the early 3rd millennium BC.

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Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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British expedition to Tibet

The British expedition to Tibet or Younghusband expedition to Tibet began in December 1903 and lasted until September 1904.

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Brutus of Troy

Brutus, or Brute of Troy, is a legendary descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas, known in medieval British legend as the eponymous founder and first king of Britain.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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China War Medal (1900)

The China War Medal 1900 was a British campaign medal approved in 1901 for issue to British and Imperial land and sea troops who fought during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900.

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Christian O'Brien

Christian Arthur Edgar "Tim" O'Brien, C.B.E (9 January 1914 – 17 February 2001) was a British exploration geologist and author.

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Civilization

A civilization (US) or civilisation (UK) is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification, symbolic communication forms (typically, writing systems), and a perceived separation from and domination over the natural environment.

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling is a town and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Darjeeling district

Darjeeling District (Bengali: দার্জিলিং জেলা; Nepali: दार्जिलिङग् जिल्ला) (Pron:dɑ:rʤi:lɪŋ) is the northernmost district of the state of West Bengal in eastern India in the foothills of the Himalayas.

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Doctor of law

Doctor of Law or Doctor of Laws is a degree in law.

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Early Dynastic Period (Egypt)

The Archaic or Early Dynastic Period of Egypt immediately follows the unification of Lower and Upper Egypt c. 3100 BC.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Ethel Bristowe

Ethel Susan Graham Bristowe, also known as E.S.G. Bristowe (1862–1952) was a British painter, and an early 20th-century author on alternative theories within assyriology.

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Exploration

Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources.

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Francis Younghusband

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, KCSI, KCIE (31 May 1863 – 31 July 1942) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual writer.

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Geoffrey of Monmouth

Geoffrey of Monmouth (Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy) (c. 1100 – c. 1155) was a Welsh cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King Arthur.

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Giant babax

The giant babax (Babax waddelli) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family.

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Grafton Elliot Smith

Sir Grafton Elliot Smith, FRS FRCP (15 August 1871 – 1 January 1937) was an Australian-British anatomist and a proponent of the hyperdiffusionist view of prehistory.

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Harappa

Harappa (ਹੜੱਪਾ; ہڑپّہا) is an archaeological site in Punjab, Pakistan, about west of Sahiwal.

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Harry L. Shapiro

Harry Lionel Shapiro (March 19, 1902—January 7, 1990) was an American author, eugenicist, and Professor of Anthropology.

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Historia Regum Britanniae

Historia Regum Britanniae—in English, The History of the Kings of Britain—is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c. 1136 by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.

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Hittite language

Hittite (natively " of Neša"), also known as Nesite and Neshite, is the extinct language once spoken by the Hittites, an Indo-European people who created an empire centred on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia (modern-day Turkey).

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Hittites

The Hittites were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centred on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC.

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Hyperdiffusionism in archaeology

Hyperdiffusionism is a hypothesis stating that one civilization or people is the creator of all logical and great things which are then diffused to less civilized nations.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Medical Service

The Indian Medical Service (IMS) was a military medical service in British India, which also had some civilian functions.

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Indiana Jones

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Indo-European languages

The Indo-European languages are a family of several hundred related languages and dialects.

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Indus Valley Civilization

The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilisation (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE, pre-Harappan cultures starting c.7500 BCE) in northwest Indian subcontinent (including present day Pakistan, northwest India) and also in some regions in northeast Afghanistan.

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John Marshall (archaeologist)

Sir John Hubert Marshall, CIE (19 March 1876, Chester, England – 17 August 1958, Guildford, England) was the Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India from 1902 to 1928.

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Julius Oppert

Julius Oppert (July 9, 1825 – August 21, 1905), French-German Assyriologist, was born at Hamburg, of Jewish parents.

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Kolkata

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Konbaung Dynasty

The Konbaung Dynasty (ကုန်းဘောင်ခေတ်,, formerly the Alompra Dynasty) was the last dynasty that ruled Burma (Myanmar), from 1752 to 1885.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress, but which is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Linnean Society of London

The Linnean Society of London is a society for the study and dissemination of taxonomy and natural history.

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Manishtushu

Manishtushu (or Maništušu) was a king of the Akkadian Empire from 2276 to 2261 BC.

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Master of Surgery

The Master of Surgery is an advanced qualification in surgery.

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Menes

Menes (Mnj, probably pronounced *; Μήνης; مينا) was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the early dynastic period, credited by classical tradition with having united Upper and Lower Egypt, and as the founder of the first dynasty (Dynasty I).

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Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

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Minoan civilization

The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and other Aegean islands such as Santorini and flourished from approximately 2600 to 1400 BCE.

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Mohenjo-daro

Mohenjo-daro (موهن جو دڙو, موئن جو دڑو, IPA:, lit. Mound of the Dead) is an archeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan.

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Mortimer Wheeler

Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler (10 September 1890 – 22 July 1976) was a British archaeologist and officer in the British Army.

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Myanmar

Myanmar (or (also with the stress on first syllable)), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.

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Nepal

Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia.

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Newton Stone

The Newton Stone is a pillar stone, found in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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North-West Frontier Province (1901–55)

The North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) was a former province created by the British in their controlled territories in Indian Subcontinent then called British India.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during about the 9th to 13th centuries.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Order of the Indian Empire

The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1878.

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Pataliputra

Pataliputra (IAST), adjacent to modern-day Patna, was a city in ancient India, originally built by Magadha ruler Ajatashatru in 490 BCE as a small fort near the Ganges river.

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Patna

Patna is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.

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Phoenicia

Phoenicia (or; from the Φοινίκη,; فينيقية) was an ancient Semitic thalassocratic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon.

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Poetic Edda

The Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse poems.

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Ralph Lilley Turner

Professor Sir Ralph Lilley Turner MC (5 October 1888 – 22 April 1983) was an English Indian languages philologist and university administrator.

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Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is a long-established anthropological organisation, with a global membership.

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Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as the Royal Asiatic Society (RAS), was established, according to its Royal Charter of 11 August 1824, to further "the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to Asia." From its incorporation the Society has been a forum, through lectures, its journal, and other publications, for scholarship relating to Asian culture and society of the highest level.

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Sanskrit

Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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Scheil dynastic tablet

The Scheil dynastic tablet or "Kish Tablet" is an ancient Mesopotamian cuneiform text containing a variant form of the Sumerian King List.

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Seal (emblem)

A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium, including an embossment on paper, and is also the impression thus made.

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Semitic people

In studies of linguistics and ethnology, the term Semitic (from the biblical "Shem", שם) was first used to refer to a family of languages native to West Asia (the Middle East).

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Sikkim

Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state located in the Himalayan mountains.

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Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet

Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Baronet GCB (5 April 1810 – 5 March 1895) was a British East India Company army officer, politician and Orientalist, sometimes described as the Father of Assyriology.

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Standard Tibetan

Standard Tibetan is the most widely spoken form of the Tibetic languages.

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Stephen Herbert Langdon

Stephen Herbert Langdon (1876May 19, 1937) was an American-born British Assyriologist.

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Stirlingshire

Stirlingshire or the County of Stirling (Coontie o Stirlin, Siorrachd Sruighlea) is a registration county of Scotland, based in Stirling, the county town.

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Sumer

SumerThe name is from Akkadian Šumeru; Sumerian en-ĝir15, approximately "land of the civilized kings" or "native land".

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Sumerian language

Sumerian ("native tongue") is the language of ancient Sumer, a language isolate which was spoken in northern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq).

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Sumerian religion

The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the mythologies and religions of the Hurrians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and other culture groups.

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Syro-Hittite states

The states that are called Neo-Hittite, or more recently Syro-Hittite were Luwian-, Aramaic- and Phoenician-speaking political entities of the Iron Age in northern Syria and southern Anatolia that arose following the collapse of the Hittite Empire around 1180 BC and which lasted until roughly 700 BC.

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The British Edda

The British Edda is a 1930 English, Sumerian and Egyptian linguistics and mythology book written by Laurence Waddell about the adventures of El, Wodan and Loki forming an Eden Triad in the Garden of Eden.

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Thibaw Min

Thibaw Min, also Thebaw or Theebaw (သီပေါ‌မင်း,; 1 January 1859 – 19 December 1916) was the last king of the Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and also the last in Burmese history.

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Tibet

Tibet is a region on the Tibetan Plateau in Asia northeast of the Himalayas.

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Totnes

Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Translation

Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Universitas Glasguensis) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.

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William James Perry

William James Perry (1887–1949), usually known as W. J. Perry, was a leader in cultural anthropology at University College, London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurence_Waddell

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