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cyanide war

O"Ballance, Edgar.

cyanide war

Tamil insurrection in Sri Lanka, 1973-88

by O"Ballance, Edgar.

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Published by Brassey"s (UK), Pergamon Press [distributor for the U.S.] in London, Washington [D.C.], Elmsford, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Tamil (Indic people)
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.,
    • Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementEdgar O"Ballance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.8 .O23 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196247M
      ISBN 100080366953
      LC Control Number89015876

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Edgar O'Ballance is a free-lance journalist, a member of both the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies, and a former Chairman of the London-based Military Commentators' Circle.

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