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Ceylon, pearl of the East.

Williams, Harry

Ceylon, pearl of the East.

by Williams, Harry

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sri Lanka -- History.,
  • Sri Lanka -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 460 p.
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16354920M

    The Portuguese, the island's first colonial rulers, took control of the pearl fishery in When the Dutch expelled the Portuguese in , they set out with characteristic thoroughness to develop the fishery under the auspices of the Dutch East India Company. From the fishery was rented out, a system that proved most successful. Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka - British Ceylon (–): The British East India Company’s conquest of Sri Lanka, which the British called Ceylon, occurred during the wars of the French Revolution (–). When the Netherlands came under French control, the British began to move into Sri Lanka from India. The Dutch, after a halfhearted resistance, surrendered the island in

    Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. The Indian Ocean raid (known in Japan as Operation C) was a naval sortie carried out by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) from 31 March to 10 April Japanese aircraft carriers under Admiral Chūichi Nagumo struck Allied shipping and naval bases around Ceylon, but failed to locate and destroy the bulk of the British Eastern Eastern Fleet, commanded by Location: Indian Ocean and Ceylon.

    The spice was extremely valuable, and the British East India Company began to cultivate it from , but Ceylon remained the main producer until the end of the 18th century The laying of the railway was carried out during the Governorship of Sir Henry Ward. The opening of coffee and tea plantations, road development schemes, Capital: Colombo. Condition: New. 1 Map (illustrator). 4 Impression. Theravada Buddhism exists in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Burma, Siam (Thailand), Cambodia and in Laos. This form of Buddhism is the tie that binds Ceylon with all these countries of Couth-east Asia. The present book tries to show that Ceylon had strong cultural links with her neighbours in South-east Asia.


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