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Land Tenure in Village Ceylon

A Sociological and Historical Study (Cambridge South Asian Studies)

by Gananath Obeyesekere

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social history,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • History / India

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10435296M
    ISBN 100521053250
    ISBN 109780521053259
    OCLC/WorldCa239868854

    The North Central Province of Ceylon is an arid plain where habitation is possible only with the help of an elaborate irrigation system. This book analyses how land was owned used and transmitted to later generations in one of these irrigation-based communities, the village of Pul Eliya. The Land: Founding (Chaos Seeds, #1), The Land: Forging (Chaos Seeds, #2), The Land: Alliances (Chaos Seeds, #3), The Land: Catacombs (Chaos Seeds, #4), Author: Aleron Kong.

    Overview. In ancient Ceylon, although marriages between Sinhalese and Tamils (usually among higher castes) were not uncommon, they occurred between comparable castes; Eurasians and South Indian Chetties married into the southern Sinhalese Govigama and Karava. Although caste discrimination is still found in Sri Lanka (particularly in rural areas), caste boundaries are blurring. Highland Village - Highland Village, TX. Highland Village The Shops at Highland Village Deer Creek Suite Highland Village, TX Store Hours: » Add this store to my Address Book» Add to My B&N Stores Connect with us.

      Land tenure in 16th Century Sri Lanka November 4, , pm. by KAMALIKA PIERIS. There was a complex system of land tenure in 16th century Sri Lanka, before the arrival of the Portuguese. In the kingdom of Sri Jayawardenepura (Kotte) whole villages were assigned to persons, known as ‘gamladda’ or ‘village holder’. The subcontinent of India;: An introduction to the history, geography, cultures, and political and economic problems of India, Pakistan, and Ceylon (A Scholastic world affairs multi-text, SM 6) by Lengyel, Emil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .


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This anthropological work of unusual historical depth describes the pattern of land tenure and resulting social structure in the Ceylonese village of Madagama. Dr Obeyesekere analyses the contemporary system in detail, and traces the evolution of every land holding and the correlated kinship pattern from the inception of the estate in Cited by:   Land Tenure in Village Ceylon by Gananath Obeyesekere,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

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This book describes the pattern of land tenure and resulting social structure in the Ceylonese village of Madagama. It analyses the system in detail, and traces the evolution of every land holding and the correlated kinship pattern from the inception of the estate in Cited by: Pul Eliya: A Village in Ceylon.

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University of California, Riverside. Search for more papers by this author. Martin Orans. University of California, : Martin Orans. Land tenure in village Ceylon.

This anthropological study of the pattern of land tenure and resulting social structure in the village of Madagama analyzes the contemporary system in detail, and traces the evolution of every land holding and the correlated kinship pattern from the inception of the estate in Cited by:   Pul Eliya, A Village in Ceylon: A Study of Land Tenure and Kinship.

Leach. Cambridge University Press, New York, pp. Illus. $8Author: Ward H. Goodenough. Land Tenure In Village Ceylon: A Sociological And Historical Study, Medusa's Hair: An Essay On Personal Symbols And Religious Experience, The Cult Of The Goddess Pattini. Land Tenure System in Dry Zone Villages in Sri Lanka.

Land Tenure System in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka Prof. ake Abstract The main objective of this paper is to identify the existing land tenure system and its recent trends in the North Central Sri Lanka.

Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Obeyesekere, Gananath. Land tenure in village Ceylon. London, Cambridge U.P., Summary: The North Central Province of Ceylon is an arid plain where habitation is possible only with the help of an elaborate irrigation system.

This book analyses how land was owned used and transmitted to later generations in one of these irrigation-based communities, the village of Pul Eliya. Platbooks and Land Ownership Maps Plat books make use of the Public Land Survey System to represent land ownership patterns on a county-by-county basis.

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LAND TENURE IN ANCIENT TIMES, AS PRESERVED BY THE PRESENT VILLAGE-COMMUNITIES IN PALESTINE [Neil, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. LAND TENURE IN ANCIENT TIMES, AS PRESERVED BY THE PRESENT VILLAGE-COMMUNITIES IN PALESTINE. Land tenure may be defined as the terms and conditions on which land is held, used and transacted.

Land tenure reform refers to a planned change in the terms and conditions (e.g. the adjustment of the terms of contracts between land owners and tenants, or the conversion of more informal tenancy into formal property rights).

1 See, for instance Gananath Obeyesekere Land Tenure in Village Ceylon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ); Maxwell Owusu, Uses and Abuses of Political Power (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ); and Marshall Sahlins, Historical Metaphors and Mythical Realities (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ).Cited by: 7.

Book Review>E. Leach, PUL ELIYA-A Village in Ceylon, A Study of Land Tenure and Kinship, Cambridge Univ. Pr., ,xiv+: 成文 前田.

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