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The Sequence of the Human Genome
A 2.91-billion base pair (bp) consensus sequence of the euchromatic portion of the human genome was generated by the whole-genome shotgun sequencing method. The 14.8-billion bp DNA sequence wasExpand
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From Hindustan to India: Naming Change in Changing Names
This paper examines the significance of the changing meanings of the term Hindustan between 1750 and 1880 and the reasons for its gradual disuse. It is often taken for granted that India is theExpand
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Surveying and Mapping in Colonial Sri Lanka, 1800-1900
A study of surveying and mapping is imperative for understanding the nature of colonialism in South Asia. It also sheds light on the islands economy, environment, and politics. This book is the firstExpand
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Making History, Drawing Territory: British Mapping in India, c. 1756-1905
A unique study of British possession and territorial legitimacy in India as represented by colonial maps, this book focuses on various strategies used by map-makers and surveyors to embed a past intoExpand
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Finding the Nation in Assassination: The Death of S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and the Assertion of a Sinhalese Sri Lankan Identity
Every morning, before going to Parliament, Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike (1899–1959) met petitioners, rich and poor, who lined up at his residence at 65 Rosmead Place, Colombo. On the morningExpand
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Book reviews
This publication is the first book-length English study of the monk Gyōki (668749). Gyōki was one of the important monks of the Nara period (710-784). According to the sources introduced andExpand
Surveying in Ceylon during the nineteenth century
Le Service topographique du Ceylan (Ceylon Survey Department) a ete cree en 1800 et il etait a la fin du siecle l'un des plus importants des colonies britanniques. il ne mena cependant aucuneExpand
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