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

By: Arnold Wright

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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.

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

Author Name: Arnold Wright

Categories: Development, Anthropology, History, India,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

ISBN: 812061335X

ISBN 13: 9788120613355

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 x 29 Cm

Seller ID: 102901

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