The Info List - American Oriental Society

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The AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY was chartered under the laws of Massachusetts on September 7, 1842. It is one of the oldest learned societies in America , and is the oldest devoted to a particular field of scholarship.

It is closely associated with Yale University
Yale University
, which is the site of its library. The society publishes a journal quarterly, the Journal of the American Oriental Society , the most important American serial publication in the historical languages of Asia. Former presidents include Theodore Dwight Woolsey , James Hadley , William Dwight Whitney , Daniel C. Gilman , William H. Ward , Crawford H. Toy , Morris Jastrow, Jr.
Morris Jastrow, Jr.
, Harold H. Bender and Ludo Rocher .


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