Ceylon and Its Capabilities

 
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"An account of its natural resources, indigenous productions and commercial facilities;" many illustrations.

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Book Description Asian Educational Service, New Delhi, 1999. N.A. Book Condition: New. 29cm, xvi, 428, lxxxvi, Map. Color and B/W Plates J.W. Bennet was in the Ceylon civil establishment and wrote this account of the Island in 1843 when it was little known to the English. The compass of this work is vast. With the objective to present to the public a survey of its geological, mineral, social, commercial, judicial capabilities, this large work is divided into 51 chapters and 12 Appendices. Among the vast number of subject that the author describes are included a description of the soil, vegetable productions including dyes, medicinal plants, gums and naturalized exotics, wild and domestic animist, timber, fisheries, exports, climate, revenue civil and military establishments, missions, school, native festivals, roads, pilotage and sailing directions. The information was collected first hand by the author while conversing with priests, local chiefs, merchants, agriculturists, astrologers, mechanics, husband man, fisher man and others. 19th century - Nineteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # 306757

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Book Description Asian Educational Services, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Contents, 1. Geography of Ceylon and its dependencies 2. Slavery 3. Facilities of irrigation 4. Fiscal division of the island 5. Local revenue first improved during Sir George Murray?s administration of the colonies 6. Judicial division of the island 7. Ecclesiastical establishment 8. Introduction of Cinnamou into Europe 9. Culture of Indigo entirely neglected 10. Palms of Ceylon 11. Areka Palm (Areca Catechu) 12. Digression 13. Singhalese proverbs 14. Exaggerated stories and Singhalese Catalogue of snakes 15. Indigenous vegetables, valuable in themselves, but their culture altogether neglected 16. Vegetable productions of Ceylon continued 17. Extreme opinions as regards the Fruits of the island 18. Indigenous fruits continued 19. Western province 20. Fishing boats 21. Fresh-water fishes 22. Negombo an admirable site for Grazing farms, for supplying Colombo, and shipping, with butcher?s Meat and stock 23. Putlam 24. Northern province 25. The Kallaar River 26. Route to Bangalle 27. Climate favorable to the growth of silk 28. Garrison of Jaffna 29. Malacology of the island 30. Suggested extension of the culture of the Cassada 31. Sailing directions 32. Route southward continued 33. Yellow Grosbeak 34. Hell upon earth 35. Mahagamme 36. Character of the Wesleyan mission 37. Qualifications for The Superintendent of a Fish factory 38. Suggested introduction of the camel 39. River Wallewe 40. Prospective advantages for an Indigo Factory Company over those of the abandoned scheme 41. Minerals 42. Antiquities 43. Sailing directions continued 44. Maldivian process for increasing the size of coco-nut timber, similar to that of the Chinese for dwarfing, and of the Singhalese for propagating trees 45. Galle jewelers 46. Hiccode 47. Rapidity of the Kalu-Ganga 48. Route to Colombo 49. Routes to the Central Province 50. Route continued 51. Sequel to the possession of Kandy 52. Extraordinary facts respecting the Military resources of Kandy, when Major Davie capitulated, in 1803 Printed Pages: 444. Bookseller Inventory # 66518

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