Author: W.I. Siriweera
Publisher: Dayawansa Jayakody & Company
W. Indrakeerthi Siriweera obtained B.A. Degree from the university of Ceylon in 1964 and Ph. D degree from the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London in 1969. During his long university career of 43 year from 1964 to 2007, he has served as the Chairman, University Grants Commission and the Founder Vice Chancellor of the Rajarata University. In the recent past he has served as the Academic Consultant and the Director of the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies and the editorial Consultant of the Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute. This latest book authored by him seeks to cover areas such as land and land use, climate, floods, droughts, sanitation, diseases and health care bypassed by many writers including specialist historians but are of utmost relevance for understanding the history of Sri Lanka.
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