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Before Indiana Jones came Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron

10 mins | May 28, 2017

Blake Smith writing in Aeon Magazine, introduces us to Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron, the original pistol-wielding imperialist who served as an inspiration not just for the ones who followed him, like Richard Burton and Lawrence of Arabia, but also for the creation of Indiana Jones.

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From Aeon magazine