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Sri Lanka, a cultural profile

Odete Maria Vieira

Sri Lanka, a cultural profile

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Published by Catholic Immigration Centre in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sri Lanka -- Civilization.,
  • Sri Lanka -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVietnam.
    Statementresearcher/writer, Odete Maria Vieira ; editor, Emma Williams.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [101]
    ContributionsCatholic Immigration Centre (Ottawa, Ont.), Canada. Employment and Immigration Canada (Commission). Ontario Region.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19365872M
    ISBN 101896592112


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