Encyclopaedia of South Asia Sri Lanka by S. K. Khanna

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Published by A.P.H. Publishing Corp. in New Delhi, India .

Written in English

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  • Sri Lanka -- History

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Includes index.

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StatementS.K. Khanna and K.N. Sudarshan.
ContributionsSudarshan, K. N.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13625158M
ISBN 108170249201

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