Author:William Crooke

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William Crooke
British orientalist, member of the Indian Civil Service; editor of Folk-Lore from 1915 until his death
William Crooke


  • Tribes and Castes of the North-Western (later United) Provinces
  • Popular religion and folklore of Northern India (1894) (transcription project)
  • The North-West Provinces of India: Their Ethnology and Administration. (1897) (external scan)
  • Things Indian (1906) (transcription project)
  • Rural and agricultural glossary
  • The Talking Thrush, and other tales from India (1922) (transcription project)

Contributions to Folk-Lore[edit]

Works about Crooke[edit]

  • H. A. Rose, "In Memoriam: William Crooke (1848-1923)", Folk-lore, Vol. 34, No. 4 (Dec. 31, 1923), pp. 382–385.
  • Richard C. Temple, "William Crooke, D.Sc., Litt.D., F.B.A., C.I.E.", Man, Vol. 24, (Jan., 1924), pp. 6–7

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1923, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.