Encyclopedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line

N. Sanmugathasan

A Marxist Looks at the History of Ceylon


First Edition: 1972.
Second Edition: December 1974. [Reproduced Here]
Transcription, Editing and Markup: Paul Saba
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Dedication: This second edition is dedicated to my year-old grand-son, Satyan, in the hope that he will tread the path of revolution but avoid the mistakes I had to commit because of lack of correct guidance in my young days.


The Preface

Chapter I: Ancient Ceylon

Chapter II: The Advent of the Europeans

Chapter III: The First World War and after

Chapter IV: Emergence of Neo-Colonialism

Chapter V: The Bandaranaike Era

Chapter VI: An Analysis of the April 1971 Events in Ceylon

Chapter VII: Conclusions

An Addendum

Quotations from Lenin