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  Book  Title: Kandy  
Classification No: 72.03 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 260 
Author: Seneviratna, Anuradha 
Publisher: Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka 
Published Year: 1983 
No. of Pages: 195 
Description: Kandy, the last stronghold of the Sinhalese rulers of late mediaeval times of the history of Sri Lanka, has gone through many a vicissitude intrigue and turmoil complicating its history. But true to its past glory, Kandy still remains the principles cultural city of Sri Lanka with a rich heritage of living monuments.

 
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  Book  Title: The Informal Sector of Colombo City (Sri Lanka) 
Classification No: 711.433 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 110 
Author: Marga Institute 
Publisher: Marga Institute 
Published Year: 1978 
No. of Pages: 155 
Description: A study prepared for the International Labour Office within the framework of the World Employment Programme.  
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  Book  Title: Housing in Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 711.58 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 1317 
Author: Marga Institute 
Publisher: Marga Institute 
Published Year: 1976 
No. of Pages: 255 
Description: This monograph on Housing in Sri Lanka was prepared by the Marga Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka with financial support and assistance from the International Development Research Centre of Canada for presentation to the South East Asian Low-Cost Housing Study Group consisting of participants from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.  
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  Book  Title: Ancient Paintings and Sculpture of Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 75 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 255 
Author: Wijesekera, Nandadeva  
Publisher: Department of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka 
Published Year: 1976 
No. of Pages: 39 
Description:  
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  Book  Title: Theatre in Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 792 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 249 
Author: Gunawardana, A. J.  
Publisher: Department of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka 
Published Year: 1976 
No. of Pages: 33 
Description: This slim volume is only a basic introduction to Sinhala theatre ; it has no pretensions to being an exhaustive, detailed study. Interested readers who wish to further pursue the subject are referred to other relevant publications in this series and to the select bibliography given at the end of the book. 
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  Book  Title: National Languages of Sri Lanka 1 – Sinhala  
Classification No: 891.48 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 251 
Author: Disanayaka, J. B.  
Publisher: Department of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka 
Published Year: 1976 
No. of Pages: 44 
Description: Language, all linguists and anthropologists agree, forms an integral part of the total fabric of human culture, and “culture” is, in the words of Tylor, the well-known anthropologist, “ that complex whole which includes knowledge, beliefs, art, morals, law, custom and other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society”. 
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  Book  Title: Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa and Their Historical Development in Ceylon  
Classification No: 954 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 108 
Author: Ceiger, Wilhelm  
Publisher: Trumpet Publisher (PVT) LTD  
Published Year: 1984 
No. of Pages: 129 
Description: “The Dipavansa and Mahavansa and their Historical development in Ceylon” by Wilhelm Geiger translated into English by Ethel M. Coomaraswamy was published in 1908 by the then Government printer.  
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  Book  Title: Abhayagiriya : Unesco / World Food Programme Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle Abhayagiri Vihara Project  
Classification No: 711.42(548.7) 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 3100 
Author: Hettiaratchi, S.B. & Kulatunge, T.G. 
Publisher: Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka 
Published Year: 1993 
No. of Pages: 51 
Description: The Abhayagiri Vihara which occupies a unique place in the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, was for centuries enriched by a community of monks, with great vision, who perceived the world around them with an open mind and who, through their actions, made a tremendous impact on the political, economic, social and religious life of the country.  
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  Book  Title: Golden Rock Temple of Dambulla : Caves of Infinite Buddhas  
Classification No: 726.1 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 259 
Author: Seneviratna, Anuradha  
Publisher: Ministry of Cultural Affairs Sri Lanka  
Published Year: 1983 
No. of Pages: 128 
Description: This book deals with the foremost Buddhist Cave temple of Sri Lanka. Its history can be traced back to the dawn of the Christian Era. Well known for its hundreds of Buddha images and thousands of paintings belonging to a large space of time, the Golden temple of Dambulla deserves the attention of both scholars and the laymen alike.  
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  Book  Title: Sigiriya and the God-King of Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 954 
ISBN: 955-9034-33-2 
Accession No: 841 
Author: Wijesinghe, Piyadasa  
Publisher: Lake House 
Published Year: 1997 
No. of Pages: 109 
Description: Sigiriya, also referred to as Sihagiri, Singhagiri and Sigiriya is the most fascinating ancient city we have in Sri Lanka. Cities like Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa surpass Sigiriya in their political importance and also in the length of time they were the capital cities of Sri Lanka.  
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  Book  Title: 1998 Sri Lanka Labour Law Guide for Employers & Employees  
Classification No: 331.1 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 839 
Author: Levins R Kingsbury Law Chambers 
Publisher: Deelaka Art Printers  
Published Year: 1998 
No. of Pages: 120 
Description: Every employment is based on a contract between the employer and the employee. It is inappropriate today to use terms such as master, servant, menials and domestics, there must be respect for human dignity and human personality in employer employee relations.

 
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  Book  Title: Architecture of Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 72.03 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 253 
Author: Godakumbure, C. E. 
Publisher: Department of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka 
Published Year: 1976 
No. of Pages: 41 
Description: Sinhalese architecture has an unbroken tradition extending to about twenty-five centuries. The greatest number of examples in the history of this art are religious, almost entirely Buddhist.

 
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  Book  Title: Literature of Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 891.48 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 254 
Author: Godakumbure, C. E.  
Publisher: Department of Cultural Affairs Sri Lanka  
Published Year: 1963 
No. of Pages: 81 
Description: The Island of Sri Lanka was already occupied by agricultural settlers by the time the Buddha began his new teaching in the middle of the Gangetic basin of North India. 
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  Book  Title: A Glimpse of Paradise  
Classification No: 915.487 
ISBN: 955-95203-1-8 
Accession No: 2853 
Author: Alles, A. C.  
Publisher: Caxton Printing Works Ltd. 
Published Year: 1989 
No. of Pages: 23 
Description: This little booklet contains a traveller’s account of the Eastern Province of a Sri Lanka, one of the most attractive parts of our island and a veritable paradise to the lover of the jungle and sea.

 
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  Book  Title: Customs Laws Procedures, Penalties, Appeals & Formalities in Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 337.3 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 840 
Author: Levins R Kingsbury Law Chambers  
Publisher: Levins R Kingsbury Law Chambers  
Published Year:  
No. of Pages: 67 
Description: The Custom is the state authority entrusted with this responsibility.

 
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  Book  Title: The Colombo Story : Piloting Environmental Change in Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 711.4 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 916 
Author: The World Bank 
Publisher: The World Bank 
Published Year: 1999 
No. of Pages: 57 
Description: During the nine years of its operation in Sri Lanka, the Metropolitan Environmental Improvement Program ( MEIP ) has made a lasting impression on policy makers and communities in the ways in which they have perceived urban environmental issues.  
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  Book  Title: The Social Sciences in National Development  
Classification No: 711 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 1448 
Author: Gunaratna, Locana 
Publisher: Post Graduate Institute of Management of the University of Sri Lanka  
Published Year: 1998 
No. of Pages: 68 
Description: The Sub-themes of the Workshop were topical in 1996. They still are very much so today and likely to be of concern for quite a few years to come. It is therefore hoped that this short publication will be of some interest and utility not only to social scientists but also to other concerned citizens, groups, officials and political decision – makers. 
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  Report  Title: Coastal Zone Management Plan 
Classification No: 727.2 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 1313 
Author: Sri Lanka Coast Conservation Department 
Publisher: Sri Lanka Coast Conservation Department 
Published Year: 1990 
No. of Pages: 81 
Description: Recognizing the Coastal Zone as a distinct region with valuable resources that require special attention, the Government of Sri Lanka enacted legislation in 1981 which enables coastal resources to be conserved and development to be managed. 
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  Book  Title: Restoring Beira Lake : An Integrated Urban Environmental Planning Experience in Colombo, Sri Lanka  
Classification No: 711.4 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 657 
Author: Dissanayake, Leonard & Pereira, Ravi  
Publisher: MEIP Asia Technical Department, Sri Lanka  
Published Year: 1996 
No. of Pages: 80 
Description: This publication provides a record of the history of the lake, its gradual deterioration, previous efforts made to improve it and future lake restoration plans. 
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  Book  Title: Mediaeval Sinhalese Art : Being a monograph on Mediaeval Sinhalese Arts and crafts, mainly as surviving in the eighteenth century, with an account of the structure of society and the status of the craftsmen  
Classification No: 7.033 
ISBN:  
Accession No: 121 
Author: Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. 
Publisher: Pantheon Books ( Second Edition )  
Published Year: 1979 
No. of Pages: 344 
Description: This book is a record of the work and the life of the craftsman in a feudal society not unlike that of Early Mediaeval Europe. It deals, not with a period of great attainment in fine art, but with a beautiful and dignified scheme of peasant decoration, based upon the traditions of Indian art and craft. 
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