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Tamils of Sri Lank their history and role by P. A. T. Gunasinghe

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Published by H.W. Cave in Sri Lanka .
Written in English


  • Tamils -- Sri Lanka -- History,
  • Sri Lanka -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementP. A. T. Gunasinghe.
LC ClassificationsDS489.25T3 G8 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21350477M

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