Encyclopedia of Sri Lanka

Gunawardena, C.A. :

Encyclopedia of Sri Lanka - New Delhi : Sterling Publishers Private Ltd., ©2003. - xi, 324 p. : illustrations (some color), map ;

This is an A to Z guide to Sri Lanka. It is the first work of its kind in English and fills a gap in the reference literature on the island. It is a comprehensive encyclopedia, covering almost every aspect of the country. There are over 1,100 entries on the country's geography and history, places and people, parties and politics, races and religions, artists, academics, scientists and writers, presidents and prime ministers, economy and trade, education and health, agriculture and industry, art and culture, constitutions and elections. There is information on the island's banking, cinema, cuisine, ethnic problem, garment industry, population growth, telecommunications, universities and much else. The book is profusely illustrates with nearly 100 pictures.

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