A History of Sri Lanka

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1981 - Sri Lanka - 603 pages
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Contents

Colonisers and settlers
3
an outline
17
an Irrigation
27
a Feudal Polity
35
a Buddhist
45
Indian summer
60
The fragmentation of the Sri Lanka Polity
81
The crisis of the sixteenth century
97
18331850
265
A plantation economy 18501910
282
Peasant agriculture 18501910
297
the triumph
315
Education and social change in the late nineteenth
327
Religion and the rise of nationalism c 18701900
339
Politics and constitutional reform in the late
356
TWENTIETH CENTURY
373

Portuguese rule in the maritime regions
114
The Kandyan kingdom at bay 16581687
133
The struggle for mastery in Sri Lanka c 16801766
143
Trade and agriculture under the V O C
161
the last phase 17671796
178
The impact of Dutch rule
188
Religion literature and the arts in the Kandyan
201
The English East India Company in Sri Lanka
210
The fall of the Kandyan kingdom
220
Economic and social change in the early nineteenth
239
Elite conflict and the Ceylon National Congress
389
Social and economic change in the early twentieth
402
The Donoughmore Commission and
417
the first phase
430
Social and economic change in the Donoughmore era
462
Literature and the arts the nineteenth and twentieth
479
the U N P 19471956
489
Sri Lanka in the 1960s
525
democracy at bay
540
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