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History of Ceylon

an abridged translation of Professor Peter Courtenay"s work

by Peter Courtenay

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Published by Asian Educational Services in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka -- History -- 1505-1948.

    • About the Edition

      Covers the period 1505-1848.

      Edition Notes

      StatementM.G. Francis.
      ContributionsFrancis, M. G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.7 .H57 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination688 p. ;
      Number of Pages688
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL159399M
      ISBN 108120614062
      LC Control Number99935121
      OCLC/WorldCa41612823

        Sketches of Natural History of Ceylon Volume 2 By J. Emerson Tennent Elephants Recent discovery of a new species Geological speculations as to the island of Ceylon Ancient tradition Opinion of Professor Ansted Peculiarities in Ceylon mammalia The same in Ceylon birds and insects Temminck's discovery of a new species of elephant in Sumatra Points of distinction between it and the elephant of Pages: Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Bibliography of Portuguese Colonial History 16thth century. Books on Portuguese Colonial History. Portuguese Colonial History.

      In contrast, the photographs in Ceylon: Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources, compiled and published by Plâté Limited in (but “produced” by The Colombo Apothecaries Company Limited Press) were mainly those by Plâté. These photographs accompanied essays from local experts on aspects of life in Ceylon, with more Cited by: 2. History. The Portuguese arrived in the early 16th century, followed by the Dutch in the 17th Century with the British, as usual, arriving late - - when the British East India Company established control. In Ceylon became a British Crown Colony. The island was unified in (previously there had been three kingdoms) and the island finally gained its independence in

      G. F. Perera, The Ceylon Railway: The Story of Its Inception and Progress Ceylon Observer, – Railroads – page. Davy, John An Account of the Interior of Ceylon and its Inhabitants, with travels in that island, London ; Ferguson, John Ceylon in , London WWW Virtual Library - Sri Lanka. History of the Dutch in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The Burgher of Ceylon. (Written by Marco Ramerini) Under the command of Admiral Joris Van Spilbergen, on the 31 May , the first Dutch ships that visited Ceylon anchored off the port of Batticaloa.


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