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of Empire and imperial government , Kandyan society in | these villages was
purely feudal . The Nugawelas , Ratwattes , and all the other great Kandyan
landowning families were feudal chiefs , and the procession , and tom - toms ,
To return to the Kandyan Sinhalese and my relations with them , as I have said , I
was too much tied to my office in Kandy and only rarely could get away into their
villages . But I got to know a good deal about them from enquiries which I had to ...
Some days later Clifford sent for me and asked me whether I could manage to
arrange a first - class show of Kandyan dancing in the grounds of King ' s Pavilion
. He would have a few friends dining with him the following Thursday and he ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
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This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review