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Sri Lanka: An Overview: Languages

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Ceylon. Commission on Higher Education in the National Languages. Final report of the Commission on Higher Education in the National Languages (Sinhalese and Tamil).  Colombo, Government Press, 1956.
     Series title:  Sessional papers 1956 (Ceylon. State Council)
       UCB   NRLF      JQ653.Z96 L3 A24

Disanayaka, J. B. (Jayaratna Banda), 1937-
Sinhala / J. B. Disanayaka.  [Colombo, Sri Lanka] : Dept. of Cultural Affairs, [1976].
     Series title:  The Culture of Sri Lanka ; 10.
     Series title:  National languages of Sri Lanka ; 1.
       UCB    NRLF      XB7.18811

Kailasapathy, K., 1933-
Tamil.  Colombo : Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka, 1976.
      Series title:  The Culture of Sri Lanka ; 11.
      Series title:  National languages of Sri Lanka ; 2.
       UCB     NRLF        XB7.12700 

Kearney, Robert N.
Communalism and language in the politics of Ceylon [by] Robert N. Kearney.  Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 1967.
      Series title:  Duke University, Durham, N.C. Commonwealth-Studies Center.
    Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia Publication series, no. 2.
        UCB   Main   JQ653.5.L3 K4 *c2 copies

Parakrama, Arjuna.
De-hegemonizing language standards : learning from (post)colonial Englishes about "English" / Arjuna Parakrama.  Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995.
      Series title:  Language, discourse, society.
        UCB   Main      PE2751 .P37 1995

Theva Rajan, A.
Tamil as official language : retrospect and prospect / A. Theva Rajan. Colombo : International Centre for Ethnic Studies, c1995.
        UCB   Main      P119.32.S74 T43 1995

Xavier, J. T. (Joseph Thangarajah)
The land of letters / by J.T. Xavier ; foreword by Xavier S. Thani Nayagam.  Trincomalee : Skyline Printers, 1977.
        UCB   NRLF     PK2808 .X38

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