The new book is the author’s continuation of the well-received ”Tamils in Sri Lanka – A Comprehensive History (C.300BC-C.2000 AD).” The new book is available in both English and Tamil versions.
About the Author
Dr Murugar Gunasingam has written four research books including the critically acclaimed ‘Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism: A Study of its Origins’ and ‘Tamils in Sri Lanka: A Comprehensive History (C. 300 B.C. — C. 2000 AD)’.
Gunasingam gained a Ph.D in History from the University of Sydney, under the Australian Post-graduate Scholarship Award. He also received a Masters degree from the University of London.
Gunasingam currently works as a research fellow at the South Asian Studies Centre, Sydney. He has also served Charles Sturt University, the University of Western Sydney and the University of Jaffna throughout his career.
Author’s Other Publications
Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism: A Study of its Origins has been selected on a merit basis by Proquest Electronic Publishers and has been electronically published in 2000. This scholarly work has been added to the reading list of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Primary Sources for History of the Sri Lankan Tamils: World Wide Search has been a well- received reference material, valued around the world by many scholars, institutions and other since 2006.
Tamils in Sri Lanka: A Comprehensive History (C. 300 B.C. – C. 2000 A.D.) has been selected on a merit basis as the Best Non-fiction Publication of 2008 by Tamil Solai, University of Toronto. Further, it has been listed as a reference text for the University of Calicut since 2010.
The book will be available for sale at the Sangam AGM on November 3.
Alternatively, from an unconfirmed source:
The book is available at RM 140.00 plus RM 10.00 for local postage and RM 45.00 for overseas postage if you want the book posted to you.
Please pay in favour of
Tamils Relief Fund
A/C No 3121 0155 5456
Swift code SCBLMY XXXX
Standard Chartered Bank Bhd
Jalan Sultan Ismail
email: tamils dot relief at gmail dot com
Please scan and send your paying in slip giving your name and address for the book to be sent to you by post.
Alternatively it can be collected at Unit 3.3, Wisma Bandar, 18 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, 50100 Kuala Lumpur.
The proceeds will go to relief and rehabilitation of Tamils affected by the armed conflict in the Tamil areas of Sri Lanka.