Author:Arthur Berriedale Keith

Not to be confused with Author:Arthur Keith.
Arthur Berriedale Keith

British constitutional lawyer, scholar of Sanskrit and Indologist. He became Regius Professor of Sanskrit and Lecturer in Constitutional History in the University of Edinburgh.


  • The Theory of State Succession (1907)
  • (tr.) The Śāṅkhāyana Āraṇyaka (1908)
  • Responsible Government in the Dominions (1909)
  • (tr.) The Veda of the Black Yajus School: entitled Taittiriya Sanhita (1914) (transcription volumes: 1, 2)
  • Imperial Unity and the Dominions (1916) IA
  • Indian Mythology in The Mythology of All Races, edited by Louis Herbert Gray and George Foot Moore (1917) (transcription project)
  • The Sāṁkhya System: A History of the Smakhya Philosophy (1918) IA
  • The Belgian Congo and the Berlin Act (1919) IA
  • (tr.) Rigveda Brahamas: The Aitareya and Kauṣītaki Brāhmaṇas of the Rigveda (1920) IA
  • A History of Sanskrit Literature (1920)
  • The Karma-Mīmāṁsā (1921) IA
  • War Government of the British Dominions (1921)
  • Indian Logic and Atomism: An Exposition of the Nyāya and Vaiçeṣika Systems (1921) IA
  • Dominion Home Rule in Practice (1921) IA
  • Speeches & Documents on Indian Policy, 1750-1921 Vol 1 (1922)
  • Speeches & Documents on Indian Policy, 1750-1921 Vol 2 (1922)
  • Buddhist Philosophy in India and Ceylon (1923)
  • Classical Sanskrit Literature (1923) IA
  • The Sanskrit Drama in its Origin, Development, Theory & Practice (1924) IA
  • The Constitution, Administration, and Laws of the Empire (1924) IA
  • The Religion and Philosophy of the Veda and Upanishads (1925)
  • The Sovereignty of the British Dominions (1929)
  • Dominion Autonomy in Practice (1929)
  • Constitutional History of the First British Empire (1930)
  • An Introduction to British Constitutional Law (1931)
  • The Constitutional Law of the British Dominions (1935)
  • The Government of the British Empire (1935)
  • A Constitutional History of India: 1600-1935 (1936)
  • The King and the Imperial Crown (1936)
  • The Privileges and Rights of the Crown (1936)
  • The Dominions as Sovereign States (1938)
  • The British Cabinet System, 1830-1938 (1939)
  • The Constitution of England from Queen Victoria to George VI (1940)
  • The British Commonwealth of Nations (1940)
  • The Causes of the War (1940)
  • The Constitution under Strain (1942)

Works about KeithEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1944, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 77 years or less. These works may 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.