Settlement Patterns of the Malvatu Oya and Kala Oya BasinsSri Lanka Archaeology
Dr. Vidanapathirana’s investigation of he relict cutural landscape of the two key river basins of the Malvatu Oya and Kala Oya has the distinction of being a pioneering study and the first book in the relatively neglected field of Sri Lanka’s historical geography. It places archaeological remains, inscriptional records, historical documentation and ethnographic data in the geographical contexts of such
factors as topography, soil, climate, vegetation and drainage.
The book will be launched at PGIAR Auditorium, 407, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07 on March 22, 2013 at 4.00 p.m.