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Ranil and USA, 2001-06: Forerunner for USA and Ranil Today?

Reproduced below are the first three paragraphs of Jeffrey Lunstead’s “Introduction” within his “Executive Summary” in the official document The United States’ Role in Sri Lanka’s Peace Process, 2002-2006… 666 more words

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The Burghers in Britain hit the Internet 'Streets'

Gayle Bartholomeusz

SEE http://www.burghersuk.com/index.html ..… And thank you for visiting ‘Burghers In The UK‘, the website which celebrates and plays tribute to the lives, contributions and adventures of Ceylonese Burghers in the United Kingdom. 559 more words

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People Inbetween: Ethnic and Class Prejudices in British Ceylon

 Michael Roberts, courtesy of The National Trust — see http://www.thenationaltrust.lk/activities/PEOPLE-INBETWEEN-Ethnic-and-Class-Prejudices-in-the-British-Period.docx This is the elaborated and clarified text of a verbal presentation at the National Trust’s LECTURE SERIES in Colombo in late May 2015.  3,399 more words

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Forging New Paths in Sri Lankan and Colonial History

Nira Wickramasinghe’s  Metallic Modern. Everyday Machines in Colonial Lanka, Oxford/New York, Berghahn Books, 2014 ISBN 9781782382423… 192 pages, 20 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-242-3… 414 more words

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The Ceylonese Origins of Sri Lankan Cricket

Michael Roberts, courtesy of Himal Southasian where it appeared in Vol. 20, No. 7 in 2007

Modernity took firm root in Ceylon under the imperial aegis of Britain. 1,887 more words

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Sri Lanka Today in Indian Ocean Politics

Kabir Taneja,  25 January 2015, in The Diplomat, where the title is “A Game Changer for China and India in Sri Lanka?”

India may be celebrating the election result in Sri Lanka, but China is in the region for the long haul. 1,440 more words

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