Sri Lanka, the war fuelled by peace by Palitha M. Senanayake

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Written in English

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  • Politics and government,
  • Tamils,
  • History

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Book details

StatementPalitha M. Senanayake
LC ClassificationsDS489.84 .S455 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination602 p. :
Number of Pages602
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24795187M
ISBN 109789555296502
LC Control Number2010317063

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