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History of Sri Lanka

History of Sri Lanka

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Published by University of Peradeniya in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sri Lanka -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by K.M. de Silva ... [et al.]. Vol. II, c1500 to c1800.
    ContributionsSilva, K. M. de.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi,614p. :
    Number of Pages614
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21259752M
    ISBN 109555890048


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