The Architecture of an Island: The Living Legacy of Sri Lanka a thousand years of architecture illustrated by outstanding examples of religious, public, and domestic buildings
Barefoot (Pvt.) Ltd 1998
336pp illustrated. 4to. Very good with dust wrapper. It illustrates the architecture, both domestic and religious, of the various indigenous ethnic groups in Sri Lanka: of the Sinhalese, the Tamils and the Muslims; as well as that of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the English who colonized the island from the early 1500s. Based on extensive in country research by Ronald Lewcock this is an exceptional resource for the subject.