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Author Name    Arnold Wright

Title   Ceylon: Twentieth Century Impressions - Its History, People, Commerce , Industries and Resources

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Reprint

Size   23 x 29 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Asian Educational Services 2004

ISBN    812061335X / 9788120613355

Seller ID   102901

This large commemorative book on the island nation of Sri Lanka is a veritable mine of information on a wide variety of aspects of this country. Contained within its 916 pages are erudite articles on : the history of Ceylon; constitution and law; legal, judicial and administrative establishments; archaeology, geology, weather; fauna, botany, irrigation; native customs and arts; post and telegraph; railways; education; medical department; rubber, cacao, opium, tea, coconuts, arrack and toddy; the city of Colombo; time, currency, weights and measures, provincial administrations; fisheries; military and volunteers, etc. There are short notes on the leading personages and prominent business houses operating at the time of the compilation of this book, and hundreds of century-old photographs that illustrate the book throughout. This book was first published in 1907. Other titles published by AES in the same series are : Indian States (a description of 90 native Indian states); Bengal and Assam, Behar and Orissa; and, Southern India. All the books in this series contain hundreds of century old photographs.Printed Pages: 868.

Ceylon: Twentieth Century Impressions - Its History, People, Commerce , Industries and Resources Arnold Wright

Price = 170.06 USD


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