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Tawney, Richard Henrylocked

  • Lawrence Goldman


Tawney, Richard Henry (1880–1962), historian and political thinker, was born on 30 November 1880 in Calcutta, the son of Charles Henry Tawney (1837–1922) and his wife, Constance Catherine Fox (d. 1920). His father was a notable Sanskrit scholar in the Indian education service...

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