December 15, 2018

World Spotlight: Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon prior to 1972. It has a long rich history. Prime Minister Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias was the world's first woman prime minister, serving three terms: 1960-65, 1970-77, and 1994-2000.Sri Lanka country studySri Lanka - Places in the News April 2009Sri Lanka timeline BBCSri Lanka mapsU.S. veteran oral histories (service in Sri Lanka)Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection interviews mentioning Sri LankaBooks, articles and other texts about Sri … [Read more...]