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2 edition of people of Ceylon. found in the catalog.

people of Ceylon.

Nandadeva Wijesekera

people of Ceylon.

by Nandadeva Wijesekera

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Published by M.D. Gunasena in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Sri Lanka,
    • Sri Lanka -- Social life and customs

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.2 .W5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p.
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6117507M
      LC Control Number52019349
      OCLC/WorldCa5166455

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Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon: Its History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources Arnold Wright Asian Educational Services, - Architecture - pages5/5(5). Etymology. From the Sanskrit word Sinhala, meaning literally "of lions". The Mahavamsa records the origin of the Sinhalese people and related historical events.

It traces the historical origin of the Sinhalese people back to the first king of Sri Lanka, Vijaya, who is the son of Sinhabahu (Sanskrit meaning 'Sinha' (lion) + 'bahu' (hands, feet), the ruler of lia: ~, ().

Burgher people, also known simply as Burghers, are a small Eurasian ethnic group in Sri Lanka descended from Portuguese, Dutch, British and other European men who settled in Sri Lanka and developed relationships with native Sri Lankan women.

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Covering topics including the rest-house; the Lord Buddha; the Lost cities; Sigiriya, Buddhist temples and the Jungle, the book considers the human geography of the island calibrating it with the diverse archaeology of the island, religious practice, and the British.

Ceylon thus became a stronghold of Buddhism, and it was here that the Buddhist scriptures were first reduced to writing in 88 B.C. The magnificent ruins of dagobas and viharas in the ancient kings and people of Ceylon. Ceylon and Her People Volume 01 Paperback – by N.E.

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WEERASOORIA. Unclear. Very nice copy of a most interesting little book about Ceylon by a write of knowledge and affection. Ads for hotels etc at back, also list of other books about Ceylon. People's Publishing House, Colombo, Pamphlet. Condition: Good. 21pp Large format. The real Ceylon. With many illustrations.

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Sri Lanka has a birth rate of births per 1, people and a death rate of deaths per 1, people. Population density is highest in western Sri Lanka, especially in and around the capital.

Sinhalese constitute the largest ethnic group in the country, with % of the total l: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, 6°56′N. Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon: Its History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources Arnold Wright Lloyd's Greater Britain Publishing Company, - Sri Lanka -.

Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, island country lying in the Indian Ocean and separated from peninsular India by the Palk Strait. It is located between latitudes 5°55′ and 9°51′ N and longitudes 79°41′ and 81°53′ E and has a maximum length of miles ( km) and a maximum width of miles ( km).Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find The land and people of Ceylon, (Portraits of the nat () by Wilber, Donald Newton.History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. There is archaeological evidence that the island was inhabited as early as 10, B.C.E.

The present-day Väddas, who live in remote areas of Sri Lanka and use a simple technology, are apparently descended from these early inhabitants mixed with the later arriving Tamils and Sinhalas, who were both well established on the island .