Sirinimal Lakdusinghe Felicitation Volume
Essays in Archaeology
The Volume comprises a collection of forty-four essays that relate many aspects of South Asian, and in particular, Sri Lankan archaeology, history, heritage management and religion.
Contributions are provided by established academics, but also by promising young researchers and these essays have been arranged in seven thematic sections that include:
Part I – Ideology, Planning Strategy and State Modelling.
Part II – Human Past, Faunal Remains and Cultural Process.
Part III – Knowledge, Literacy and Technology.
Part IV – Theory, Practice and Material Symbols.
Part V – Ecology, Nature and Landscape Pattern.
Part VI – Cultural Resources, Indigenous Voices and Modernization.
Part VII – Trade, Monetary System and Miltary.
This felicitation Volume is dedicated to Mr. Sirinimal Lakdusinghe in recognition of his contribution to South Asian scholarship, professionalism, policy development and his role in mentoring and tutoring a new generation of Sri lankan scholars in the field of archaeology and museology.
Editors-in-chief: Prishanta Gunawardhana, Gamini Adikari, R.A.E. Coningham ; Assistant editors: Melathi Saldin, Harendralal Namalgamuwa, Jayampath Senanayaka.
Battaramulla : Neptune Publication, 2010.
443 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 30 cm.