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This inscrutable Englishman : Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, 1774-1824 / Brendon Gooneratne and Yasmine Gooneratne
Bib ID 2901639
Format BookBook
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Gooneratne, Brendon
 
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Description London ; New York : Cassell, c1999 
x, 294 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0304700940 (hardback)
0304700959 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Ch. 1. 'Cultured Generations'
  • Ch. 2. 1801-1805: 'Harbours of Our Choice'
  • Ch. 3. 1801-1805: 'Enjoying the Good Things of the Age'
  • Ch. 4. 1801-1805: 'Proud Towers' - The Road to Kandy
  • Ch. 5. 1805-1810: 'The Noblest Chace in the World'
  • Ch. 6. 1811-1815: Obedient Servant
  • Ch. 7. 1815: 'The Portals Thrown Open'
  • Ch. 8. 1815: 'A Common Bond of Peace'
  • Ch. 9. 1816-1817: Translating the Nation
  • Ch. 10. 1817-1821: 'Madness of War'
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-287) and index.

Subjects D'Oyly, John, Sir, 1774-1824.  |  Colonial administrators -- Sri Lanka -- Biography.  |  Diplomats -- Great Britain -- Biography.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1800-1837.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Sri Lanka.  |  Sri Lanka -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.  |  Kandy (Sri Lanka) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Gooneratne, Yasmine, 1935-

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