Hobson-Jobson: The Definitive Glossary of British India by A. C. Burnell, Sir Henry Yule (Hardback, 2013)

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Compiled in 1886 by two India enthusiasts, it documents the words and phrases that entered English from Arabic, Persian, Indian, and Chinese sources - and vice versa. Described by Salman Rushdie as 'the legendary dictionary of British India' it shows how words of Indian origin were absorbed into the English language and records not only the vocabulary but the culture of the Raj.