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Kandy at war

Channa Wickremesekera

Kandy at war

indigenous military resistance to European expansion in Sri Lanka 1594-1818

by Channa Wickremesekera

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Published by Vijitha Yapa Publications in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
    • Subjects:
    • Kandy (Sri Lanka) -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-221) and index.

      StatementChanna Wickremesekera.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS490.K3+
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3333804M
      ISBN 109558095524
      LC Control Number2004312979
      OCLC/WorldCa61352586


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