Sir Hugh Clifford’s “Some Reflections on the Ceylon Land Question” — 1927

This is a rare booklet and is one item in a lively debate on the agrarian sector in the political economy of Sri Lanka in the period extending from the 1920s to the present… BUT NOTE that the file is over 300MB in size and that it is likely to occupy a very large part of one’s computer’s memory capacity.

Michael Roberts — See

Gerald H Peiris =… AND

Chandre Dharmawardana = ….. AND

Michael Roberts =

This booklet with a hard cover runs to 32 pages and is one of my treasured possessions …. Michael Roberts

Sir Hugh Clifford wrote the booklet when Colonial Secretary in Ceylon and moved on to become  a widely-acclaimed imperial administrator in British circles and served Britain as a Governor in several colonies.


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