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A History of Sri Lankan Elephants With an Account of Maduwanwela Dissawe

By: CG Uragoda(Author)
119 pages, 29 b/w photos and b/w illustrations
A History of Sri Lankan Elephants
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About this book

Sri Lanka has a very long history with elephants. It extends from the time of King Devanampiyatissa of Sri Lanka and Hannibal from Europe. This book records this story accordingly, dealing with the uses elephants have been put to by various (colonial) powers in Sri Lanka.

Contents

Preface   vii

1. Some general features ‘of elephants   1
2. The Mahawamsa and Culawamsa   12
3. Elephants in Taprobane   20
4. Duties of captured elephants   25
5. Other features of elephants   38
6. Methods of capture   46
7. Portuguese influence   53
8. The Dutch   60
9. British occupation   73
10. Maduwanwela Dissawe   91
11. Last kraal in Independent Sri Lanka   108
12. Bibliography   110

Index   118

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By: CG Uragoda(Author)
119 pages, 29 b/w photos and b/w illustrations
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