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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 18 related to Nobodies to Somebodies: The Rise of the Colonial Bourgeoisie in Sri Lanka.    

The White Woman's Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia During British ...

Kumari Jayawardena - Social Science - 1995 - 310 pages
In The White Woman's Other Burden, Kumari Jayawardena re-evaluates the Western women who lived and worked in South Asia during the period of British rule. She tells the stories ...
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Embodied Violence: Communalising Women's Sexuality in South Asia

Kumari Jayawardena, Malathi de Alwis - Social Science - 1996 - 299 pages
Embodied Violence is a major investigation into the myriad of ways in which societies play out the struggle for cultural identity on women's bodies. Focusing on communal ...
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From Coffee to Tea Cultivation in Ceylon, 1880-1900: An Economic and Social ...

Roland Wenzlhuemer - Social Science - 2008 - 336 pages
In the early 1880s a disastrous plant disease diminished the yields of the hitherto flourishing coffee plantation of Ceylon. Coincidentally, world market conditions for coffee ...
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