Christopher Shackle


Born
in The United Kingdom
March 04, 1942


Christopher Shackle, FBA (born 4 March 1942) is a retired Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia in the University of London, Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia, and also Professor, Department of Study of Religions at that university. He is furthermore the head of the Urdu department at the School of Oriental and African Studies of London, Project Leader at the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Centre for Asian and African Literatures, and a member of the Centre of South Asian Studies.

He is an expert of the Saraiki language, and produced the first ever Saraiki grammar in a Western language. He has written several books on Saraiki literature and Khwaja Ghulam Farid.

He has written many books, and published over
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Average rating: 4.21 · 86 ratings · 7 reviews · 20 distinct works
Teachings of the Sikh Gurus...

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Punjabi

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The Siraiki Language Of Cen...

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A Gurū Nānak Glossary

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1981
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Ismaili Hymns from South As...

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'Attar and the Persian Sufi...

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An Introduction To The Sacr...

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Qasida Poetry in Islamic As...

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The Sikhs

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Hindi and Urdu Since 1800: ...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1990
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