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CalMac have announced  that due to ongoing swell conditions the 15:15 sailing from Castlebay to Oban will be delayed. The consequence of this decision is that… 208 more words

"Life On Tiree"

About-About: Clarifying the Work on Jeronis Pieris and His Times

Michael Roberts

This account is a clarification of the circumstances inspiring and surrounding the preparation of the book Facets of Ceylon History through the Letters of Jeronis Pieris… 3,552 more words

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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

Sri Lankan Society

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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