Surveying and Mapping in Colonial Sri Lanka (1800 - 1900)
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About the Author Ian Barrow is an Associate Professor of History and Director of International Studies at Middlebury College, USA.
This is the first in-depth academic work on the Ceylon Survey Department and provides an institutional history of the largest government department on the island. It argues that there was no 'single colonialism' but varieties of colonialism explained by local conditions and exigencies.
Ian Barrow is an Associate Professor of History and Director of International Studies at Middlebury College, USA.
Stephen Pellerine said No for everyone: but if you are looking for such rare literature - this is it. If you are searching for a book on surveying and mapping in Colonial time in sri lanka it would be hard to find a better book. If you are interested in colonialism this may also be interesting, but you should be aware of the focus of this book: obviously. This is not a riveting read as a NYT best selling book would be - so I am not suggesting this as a gift for someone with no interest in mapping or surveying, or sri lanka.If you are looking