Ceylon"s foreign policy under the Bandaranaikes (1956-65) a political analysis. by Dhirendra Mohan Prasad

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LC ClassificationsDS489.57 .P7
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Paginationxv, 465 p.
Number of Pages465
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Open LibraryOL5034631M
LC Control Number73905760

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Bandaranaike was born in Colombo, Ceylon, to the wealthy Sinhalese Anglican Christian Bandaranaike family, who had become one of the elite native families under the British father was Sir Solomon Dias Bandaranaike the Maha Mudaliyar, while his mother was Daisy Ezline Obeyesekere, daughter of Sir Solomon Christoffel Obeyesekere, a member of the Legislative Council of Ceylon.

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Herwald Ramsbotham, President of the Board of Education, with these terms of reference: "To visit Ceylon in order to examine and discuss any proposals for constitutional reforms which have the object of giving effect to. So, they were now ruling Kandy, but immediately in faced a rebellion which they put down very fiercely with lots of well massacres and killings and a scorched earth policy.

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