Description Of Ceylon V2: Containing An Account Of The Country, Inhabitants, And Natural Productions (1807)


SKU: 9781436724258
Author: Cordiner, James
Publication Date: 06/29/2008
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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A Description of Ceylon V2: Containing an Account of the Country, Inhabitants, and Natural Productions is a historical book written by James Cordiner in 1807. The book is a detailed account of Ceylon, which is now known as Sri Lanka, during the early 19th century. Cordiner was a Scottish minister who lived in Ceylon for several years and used his experiences to write this book.The book is divided into several chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of Ceylon. The first chapter provides an overview of the geography, climate, and natural resources of the island. The subsequent chapters describe the history, culture, and social customs of the Sinhalese and Tamil people who inhabited the island.Cordiner also provides a detailed account of the flora and fauna of Ceylon, including descriptions of the different species of plants and animals found on the island. He also discusses the agricultural practices and industries of the island, such as the cultivation of tea, coffee, and cinnamon.Overall, A Description of Ceylon V2 is a comprehensive and informative book that provides a fascinating insight into the history and culture of Sri Lanka during the early 19th century. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and culture of Sri Lanka, as well as those interested in the natural world and the early colonial period.In Two Volumes.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.