Ceylon Volume I by James Emerson Tennent

Ceylon Volume I

byJames Emerson Tennent

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Ceylon Volume I
James Emerson Tennent, irish politician and traveller (1804-1869)

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Table of Contents
-01- About this book
-02- NOTICE TO THE FOURTH EDITION
-03- NOTICE TO THE THIRD EDITION
-04- NOTICE TO THE SECOND EDITION
-05- INTRODUCTION
-06- PART I.PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
-07- CHAPTER I. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
-08- CHAPTER II. CLIMATE,HEALTH AND DISEASE
-09- CHAPTER III. VEGETATION
-10- PART II. ZOOLOGY
-11- CHAPTER I. MAMMALIA
-12- CHAPTER II. BIRDS
-13- CHAPTER III. REPTILES
-14- CHAPTER IV. FISHES
-15- CHAPTER V. CONCHOLOGY, ETC
-16- CHAPTER VI. INSECTS
-17- CHAPTER VII. ARACHNIDA,MYRIOPODA,CRUSTACEA, ETC
-18- PART III. THE SINGHALESE CHRONICLES
-19- CHAPTER I. SOURCES OF SINGHALESE HISTORY
-20- CHAPTER II. THE ABORIGINAL INHABITANTS OF CEYLON
-21- NOTE
-22- DESCRIPTION IN THE MAHAWANSO OF THE LANDING OF WIJAYO
-23- CHAPTER III. THE CONQUEST OF CEYLON BY WIJAYO
-24- CHAPTER IV. THE EARLY BUDDHIST MONUMENTS
-25- CHAPTER V. SINGHALESE CHIVALRY
-26- CHAPTER VI. THE INFLUENCE OF BUDDHISM ON CIVILISATION
-27- CHAPTER VII. FATE OF THE ABORIGINES
-28- CHAPTER VIII. EXTINCTION OF THE GREAT DYNASTY
-29- CHAPTER IX. KINGS OF THE LOWER DYNASTY
-30- CHAPTER X. THE DOMINATION OF THE MALABARS
-31- CHAPTER XII. FATE OF THE SINGHALESE MONARCHY
-32- PART IV. SCIENCES AND SOCIAL ARTS
-33- CHAPTER I. POPULATION,CASTE,SLAVERY AND RAJA KARIYA
-34- CHAPTER II. AGRICULTURE,IRRIGATION,CATTLE AND CROPS
-35- CHAPTER III. EARLY COMMERCE, SHIPPING, AND PRODUCTIONS
-36- CHAPTER IV. MANUFACTURES
-37- CHAPTER V. WORKING IN METALS
-38- CHAPTER VI. ENGINEERING
-39- CHAPTER VII. THE FINE ARTS
-40- CHAPTER VIII. DOMESTIC LIFE
-41- CHAPTER IX. ASTRONOMY, ETC
-42- CHAPTER X. SINGHALESE LITERATURE
-43- CHAPTER XI. BUDDHISM AND DEMON WORSHIP
-44- PART V. MEDIÆVAL HISTORY
-45- CHAPTER I. CEYLON AS KNOWN TO THE GREEKS AND ROMANS
-46- CHAPTER II. INDIAN, ARABIAN, AND PERSIAN AUTHORITIES
-47- CHAPTER III. CEYLON AS KNOWN TO THE CHINESE
-48- CHAPTER IV. CEYLON AS KNOWN TO THE MOORS

Title:Ceylon Volume IFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 31, 2014Publisher:The Perfect LibraryLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990043483896

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