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Robert Gordon Latham
English ethnologist and philologist.
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography.
Articles written by this author are designated in the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography by the initials "R. G. L."
Robert Gordon Latham


  • Norway and the Norwegians, 1840 external link
  • First Outlines of Logic, Applied to Grammar and Etymology, 1847 (short work) external link
  • English Language, (1841) external link
  • An Elementary English Grammar for the Use of Schools, (1843) external link
  • History and Etymology of the English Language, 1849 external link
  • A grammar of the English language for commercial schools, 1850 external link
  • The Natural History of the Varieties of Mankind, (1850) external link
  • The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies, (1851) external link
  • The Germania of Tacitus, 1851 external link
  • Ethnology of the British Islands, 1852 external link
  • The Ethnology of Europe, 1852 external link
  • Man and his Migrations, (1851) external link
  • The native races of The Russian empire, (1854) external link
  • The Natural History Department of the Crystal Palace Described with Edward Forbes, 1854 external link
  • Logic in its Application to Language, (1856) external link
  • Descriptive Ethnology, (1858) external link
  • Ethnology of India, 1859 external link
  • A Hand-book of the English Language: For the Use of Students of the Universities and Higher Schools, 1860 external link
  • Opuscula. Essays Chiefly Philological and Ethnographical, (1860) external link
  • Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A series of Treatises on the Principles of Science, with their Application to Practical Pursuits, (1860) With others. external link
  • A Smaller English Grammar for the Use of Schools, (1861)
  • The Channel Islands, (1862) external link
  • Elements of comparative philology, 1862 external link
  • A Dictionary of the English Language, (1866) vol 2
  • A Defence of Phonetic Spelling: Drawn from a History of the English Alphabet and Orthography, 1872 external link
  • Essential rules and principles for the study of English grammar, 1876 external link
  • Two Dissertations on the Hamlet of Saxo Grammaticus and of Shakespear, 1872 external link
  • Outlines of General or Developmental Philology, 1878 external link
  • Russian and Turk, from a geographical, ethnological, and historical point of view, 1878 external link
  • Articles signed as [ R. G. L. ] in the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography


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