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Sri Lankan memories

Terrence Perera

Sri Lankan memories

a collection of autobiographical reminiscences

by Terrence Perera

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Published by Stamford Lake in Pannipitiya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perera, Terrence, -- 1930-,
  • Accountants -- Sri Lanka. -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTerrence Perera.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5604.5.A-ZP+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22554229M
    ISBN 109789556581201
    LC Control Number2008331378
    OCLC/WorldCa259716863

      Drawing on original ethnographic field-research conducted primarily with former guerrilla insurgents in southern and central Sri Lanka, this book analyses the memories and narratives of people who have perpetrated political violence. Book your flights from Sri Lanka on the official website and be in charge. Flexible penalties, free 24 hour cancellation as you fly from Sri Lanka. Official site.

      The China-Sri Lanka Cooperation Studies Center of the Pathfinder Foundation together with the Chinese embassy in Sri Lanka launched on Thursday the Sinhalese translation of the Chinese book. Sri Lanka: Amnesty International hosts “Memory and Justice” – day of activities and poetry book launch 21 January , UTC Amnesty International will be hosting a day of activities around the theme of “Memory and Justice” in Colombo on 24 January at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.

    Dec 7, - Old is Gold so we would like to list down some Vintage memories of Sri Lanka. See more ideas about Sri lanka, Vintage memory, Olds pins.   Judit Urquijo Pagazaurtundua, “Estación de buses,” Sri Lanka, September After spending time in Sri Lanka and traveling easily in a country that was fractured until only a few years ago, I came to realize the importance of adding Sri Lankan narratives to my courses. The train ride from seaside Colombo to Anuradhapura in central Sri Lanka is bumpy, so bumpy I cannot read the book.


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