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Sustainable Fashion What’s Next? : A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Sri Lanka: A Model of Sustainable Apparel Industry Initiatives Suzanne Loker, Professor Emerita, Cornell University, USA Sustainability of socially and environmentally responsible practices “signifies improving, building upon and overall...

Sri Lanka

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Every major aspect of Sri Lanka bears traces of Indian heritage. From the sixteenth century on, the impact of colonialism infused new elements into local dress. The capture of the maritime provinces by the Portuguese in the sixteenth...

Colonial Influence on Dress in Sri Lanka

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...For 450 years the island of Ceylon/Sri Lanka was the prey of successive naval powers. Colonial conquest was predicated on superior sea power and arms, military organization, political strength, and economic wealth. Popular history has...

Introduction to South Asia

Jasleen Dhamija

Jasleen Dhamija is an independent scholar and author of Indian Folk Arts and Crafts and Asian Embroidery. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...South Asia possesses a wide range of terrain. The northern area has high mountain ranges in Nepal along with the high-altitude plateaus of Ladakh and Bhutan, while eastern India and Bangladesh have tropical areas with high rainfall...

The Indigenous Hunter-Gatherers of Sri Lanka, the Wanniyala-Aetto

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Prehistoric fossae and artifacts show that 34,000 years ago ± 5,000, groups of Palaeolithic people, plausibly descendants of Homo erectus found in southern India, repeatedly migrated over Adam’s Bridge, a strip of land connecting India...