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British governors and colonial policy in Sri Lanka

Vernon L. B. Mendis

British governors and colonial policy in Sri Lanka

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Published by Tisara Prakasakayo in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Governors -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Vernon L.B. Mendis.
      SeriesThe Ceylon historical journal monograph series ;, v. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.7 .M46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination249 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2693080M
      LC Control Number85902153


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