The Historical Dictionary of Sri Lanka contains a chrology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, ecomy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to kw more about Sri Lanka.
Patrick Peebles is professor emeritus of History at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is a specialist on the history of Sri Lanka, where he served in the Peace Corps 1962-64.
Rowman & Littlefield
Date of Publication
Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania and the Middle East