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earliest Dutch visits to Ceylon

Donald Ferguson

earliest Dutch visits to Ceylon

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Published by Asian Educational Services in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Dutch -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- History -- 1505-1948.

    • About the Edition

      Collection of articles earlier published in the Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesJournal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland.
      StatementDonald Ferguson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.7 .F46 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p. ;
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL507323M
      LC Control Number98904985


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Starting in the very early 17th Century this book describes the visits of the Dutch farers to Ceylon. Many sailors visited and offered description of the Island; these comprise the body of this work.

Among the people who visited are included Spilbergen, Sebalt De Weert, Harmensz Bree, Johann Herman Von Bree, Jan Jacob Rycks, Baldaeus and Rjklof Author: Donald Ferguson. The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon (New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, ), by Donald Ferguson (PDF files at ); The Earliest English Translation of the First Three Books of the De Imitatione Christi, Now First Printed from a Ms.

in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, With Various Readings From a Ms. in The University Library, Cambridge; Also, The Earliest. The book, in the words of the author, is his attempt to fulfill a long felt want of a complete, yet concise, account of the Dutch occupation of Ceylon to It is essentially a history of the Dutch people who came to the island, among which are included Joris van Spilbergan, Sebald de Weerd, Coster, Boreel, Francois Caron Maatzuyketo, Thysz, Kittensteyn, Van der Meiden, Hulft, etc.

The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon; Coats-of-Arms; Office Bearers /17 Past Presidents Honorary Life Members Social Welfare Bulletins. The Dutch Burgher Union > DBU Info > History – The Dutch in Ceylon > The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon.

The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon. By Donald Ferguson. Page 01 to 45. Dutch Ceylon (Sinhala: ලන්දේසි ලංකාව Landesi Lankava) was a governorate established in present-day Sri Lanka by the Dutch East India gh the Dutch managed to capture most of the coastal areas in Sri Lanka they were never able to control the Kandyan Kingdom located in the interior of the island.

Dutch Ceylon existed from until Capital: Galle, Colombo. - Illustrations and Views of Dutch Ceylon - - fine nearly as new condition both, the book and the dustjacket. Dedication in balpan from the stichting Nederland ri Lanka on the first french endpaper.

"met hartelijke gelukwensen van de stichting Nederland Sri Lanka " Size: x X38 Mm. This first volume of a projected history, intended to supply a "connected and complete, yet concise account of the Dutch occupation of Ceylon" from todeals with the first twenty years of the Dutch colony. A second volume to complete the history to was advertised, but never published.

See Anthonisz, The Dutch in Ceylon, p. “The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon”, Vol. XXXI (82), “The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon”, Vol. XXXI (83), “Gaspar Correa’s Lendas Da India (Tr)” with an introduction by Gaston Perera, Monograph series No.

01, References: Uragoda, C.G., Authors on Books of Sri Lanka, S.G. Perera, The Jesuits in Ceylon, New Delhi: () Asian Educational Services [G] Donald Ferguson, The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon, New Delhi: () Asian Educational Services [G] P.

Ramanathan, Riots and Martial Law in Ceylon,New Delhi:. “ The History of Ceylon, from the Earliest Times to A.D. as related by Joan de Barrros and Diogo do Couto.” Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 60 (). Forbes Forbes, Major [Jonathan]. During the first 30 years of Dutch rule in Ceylon, the Burgher community never exceeded in number and it was mainly composed by sailors, clerks, tavern-keepers and discharged soldiers.

The Dutch East India Company (VOC) encouraged the Burghers by supporting this type of emigration to Ceylon in any case: Burghers alone had the privilege to. According to the new proposal of Electoral reforms in Ceylon inNadukadu – Nadene pattus were introduced as a new electoral District with the name "Digamadulla" on 19 March At the end ofBatticaloa District consists of four electoral districts in its southernmost part – Pottuvil, Kalmunai, Nintavur and Ampara.

The Largest Online Education and Government Jobs Platform in Srilanka. WWW Virtual Library - Sri Lanka. History of the Dutch in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The Burgher of Ceylon. (Written by Marco Ramerini) Under the command of Admiral Joris Van Spilbergen, on the 31 Maythe first Dutch ships that visited Ceylon anchored off the port of Batticaloa.

- ] EARLIEST DUTCH VISITS TO CEYLON over board, swimming to land The admiral examined and questioned the Indian regarding every circumstance, who also said that in Colombo lay four hundred Portuguese and that there dwelt there about 6, Christian Indians, the which agreed with the statement of the old Portuguese prisoner.

One by Ernst H. Haeckel who in his book ‘A Visit to Ceylon’ published in devotes a considerable portion of one chapter to describe the attractions of this property. ‘A Description of Ceylon’ published in London in and written by Rev. James Cordinor M.

A., chaplain to the garrison of Colombo, gives an account of the ‘Whist. The Dutch in Ceylon: An Account of Their Early Visits to the Island, Their Conquests, and Their Rule Over the Maritime Regions During a Century and a Half.

Chapter Two: Colonial politics in Dutch Ceylon till 33 Early development 33 Contradicting policies and subordination to Batavia 35 A policy for Kandy 37 Prelude to change 39 Administrative organization of Dutch Ceylon – Company superstructure 40 Administrative organization of Dutch Ceylon –.

The Dutch in Ceylon. An account of their early visits to the island, their conquests, and their rule over the maritime regions during a century and a half. Volume I. Early visits and settlement in the island. (All published) Colombo First edition pp.[iv], 2, iv, ii, [ii],12 plates, 1.

BOOKS and SUPPLIES Ask us first The COLOMBO APOTHECARIES' COMPANY, LIMITED. furthered by periodical reminders regarding the early days of the Dutch in Ceylon and such worthy achievements as may be claimed for E.

Vander Wall's subject were his "Visits to Hol­. The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon (New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, ), by Donald Ferguson (PDF files at ) Filed under: Sri Lanka -- History -- Periodicals. Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon, by Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon (full serial archives).

- ] EARLIEST DUTCH VISITS TO CEYLON a table mountain 1, feet high, 14 and a few miles farther in the interior than Lion peak, will be distinguished without difficulty, as it has on its north end a large square knob resembling a turret. Aganis peak, 15 nearly midway between Westminster Abbey and the coast, is feet.

Ceylon and the Dutch, External Influences and Internal Change in Early Modern Sri Lanka Volume of Collected studies Volume of Variorum Collected Studies: Author: Sinnappah Arasaratnam: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: n Variorum, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Sep 4, ISBN: The Dutch possessions were then taken by the British, who later extended their control over the whole island, colonising it from to Resistance to the British was immediate.

A national movement for political independence arose in the early 20th century; and inCeylon became a republic, and it. Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka - British Ceylon (–): The British East India Company’s conquest of Sri Lanka, which the British called Ceylon, occurred during the wars of the French Revolution (–).

When the Netherlands came under French control, the British began to move into Sri Lanka from India. The Dutch, after a halfhearted resistance, surrendered the island in The First Anglo-Dutch Sea War () The English Act of Navigation greatly limited Dutch shipping to England; an incident in the Channel led to the Battle of Dover, after which the English Government declared war.

The English were better prepared and won most (sea) battles. historical interest to readers in South Africa, and the Dutch Burgher Community in Ceylon.

The work, it will in due course be seen, is divided into two parts. The chapters which deal with the arrival of the Boer prisoners in Ceylon, descriptions of their camps, and. The house was featured in the encylopaedic “Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon” published inwhen it was occupied by the Pieris family.

The Famed German Naturalist Ernet Haeckel who visited Ceylon in the s resided in Whist Bungalow and wrote wistfully about his life there in his book “A visit to Ceylon”.

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Start by marking “Journal of Spilbergen: The First Dutch Envoy to Ceylon, ” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving. Details about Selections from the dutch records of the Ceylon Government book, or visit eBay's page on international trade.

Item location: Colombo, Sri Lanka. Ships to: Childrens Kids Books Lot 60 Early Beginning Readers Kindergarten First Grade.

$ $ Free Rating: % positive. G.C. Mendis, Ceylon under the British, New Delhi: () Asian Educational Services [G] Donald Ferguson, The Earliest Dutch Visits to Ceylon, New Delhi: () Asian Educational Services [G] P.E. Pieris, Ceylon and the HollandersNew Delhi: () Asian Educational Services [G]; online at Internet Archive.

The Flemish (Dutch) and Walloon (French) speaking areas of Belgium p. 20 Coastal areas of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) controlled by the Dutch p. 36 Railway system in Ceylon in the s p.

Roads in Sri Lanka in p. Furniture from the Dutch period in Ceylon plates I & II. The Dutch in Ceylon. An account of their early visits to the island, their conquests, and their rule over the maritime regions during a century and a half.

Volume I. Early visits and settlement in the island. (All published). Anthonisz, R.G. () Ceylon Pearl of the East. Harry Williams. () Thoughts, Talks and Tramps. A Collection of Papers. This book is hard to categorize as it is part family memoir, part travelogue and part autobiography.

There’s even a section of poetry. Ondaatje, best known for his novel, The English Patient, was born in Ceylon, the island off southern India, now Sri Lanka/5(). Books: Anthonisz, R. The Dutch in Ceylon; an Account of their Early Visits to the Island, their Conquests, and their Rule Over the Maritime Regions during a Century and a Half.

Colombo: Printed at the C.A.C. press, Arasaratnam, Sinnappah. Ceylon and the Dutch, External Influences and Internal Change in Early Modern Sri. The Portuguese first controlled the coasts in the early 16th century until it passed to Dutch hands in the 18th century, and finally to the newly rising power of England inwhen it was named Ceylon.

The British dominated as no previous power had for it managed to seize Kandy, the seat of power of the Sinhalese king in the central hill. Dutch in New Netherlands (New York area) Genealogy Group (Facebook) Background information.

New Netherland (Wikipedia) Russell Shorto, The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America. Book, popular account of the early years of the colony. See also my review.

He had the distinction to be the first Ceylonese Surveyor to join the Department run exclusively by the British Colonial officers. During the period July to July five articles, written by R. Brohier regarding the Prisoners of the Boer War in Ceylon, were published in the Dutch Burgher Union Journal in.

The Portuguese arrived in Sri Lanka in and took over the kingdoms of Kotte and Jaffna, with the kingdom of Kandy, largely because of its geographical position in the center of the island, managing to remain free of their rule.

Thus, when the Dutch admiral George Spilberg landed on the east coast in the early 17th century, he was welcomed by the king of Kandy, who invited the Dutch to. About this Item: Centrehouse Press 11/13/, Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. The Burghers of Ceylon. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3.The Dutch House offers just four suites – meaning guests are assured of a private and personal experience.

Each is slightly different but all include large bedrooms and private sitting rooms with comfortable sofas, writing desks and an array of stunning period antiques.The descendants of the Dutch, being the product of intermarriage with the Portuguese and the natives, constitute the “Burgher” community of Ceylon.

The English first cast their eyes upon Ceylon in during the war with Holland, when a British force reduced and took possession of Trincomalee, which was, however, soon retaken by the French.