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  • Expats and citizensby Ingo Forstenlechner

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book aims to describe the setting of labour markets in the Arabian Gulf as the basis for the understanding the relationship between expatriates and the indigenous workforce. It also examines the future of the expatriate-citizen relationship and suggestions for future research in this area and provides valuable insights from new perspectives... more...

  • Dutch and British Colonial Intervention in Sri Lanka, 1780-1815by Alicia Schrikker

    BRILL 2007; US$ 116.00

    Presents a study of Dutch and British colonial intervention on Sri Lanka in the period 1780-1815. This book provides a characterisation of the functioning and growth of the colonial state in a period of transition. It focuses on the local reforms in the Dutch administration and policymaking on the island prior to the take-over by the British. more...

  • Pathways of Dissentby R. Cheran

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95

    Sri Lanka, the ‘Teardrop Isle’, has been under international attention for more than two decades for its ethnic conflict and civil war, and recently, under intense media scrutiny for what seems like a decisive end to the civil war. While the ethnic conflict and the civil war have been the subjects of numerous academic and non-academic studies... more...

  • CultureShock! Sri Lankaby Robert Barlas; P Nanda Wanasundera

    Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 12.75

    Chock-full of useful tips and information, this book covers a wide range of practical issues, such as how to get your blue card, ways to get settled into your new home, and how to conduct business in the Sri Lankan environment. Find out how to communicate with the Sri Lankans and how to enjoy their delicious curries without needing a fire extinguisher!... more...

  • Islandedby Sujit Sivasundaram

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    How did the British come to conquer South Asia in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries? Answers to this question usually start in northern India, neglecting the dramatic events that marked Britain’s contemporaneous subjugation of the island of Sri Lanka. In Islanded , Sujit Sivasundaram reconsiders the arrival of British rule... more...

  • Abiding by Sri Lankaby Qadri Ismail

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 75.00

    Abiding by Sri Lanka examines how the disciplines of anthropology, history, and literature treat the Sri Lankan ethnic conflict. With close readings of texts that ?abide? by Sri Lanka, texts that have a commitment to it, Ismail demonstrates that the problems in Sri Lanka raise fundamental concerns for us all regarding the relationship between democracies... more...

  • CultureShock! Sri Lankaby Robert Barlas; Nanda Wanasundera

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17

    CultureShock! Sri Lanka provides a fun-filled crash course on understanding this colourful and unique land. Chock-full of useful tips and information, this book covers a wide range of practical issues, such as how to get your blue card, ways to get settled into your new home, and how to conduct business in the Sri Lankan environment. Find out how to... more...

  • Sri Lankaby Robert Barlas; Nanda P. Wanasundera

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 14.39

    A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Sri Lanka more...

  • The Tiger Vanquishedby M R Narayan Swamy

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 29.95

    This book tells the story of why the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) lost the war that it had always dreamt of winning in Sri Lanka. It is a collection of news stories and commentaries penned by the author from 2003 to 2009 on the ethnic conflict in the country. Each piece is provided with an introduction that places it in the context in which... more...

  • Conflict and Peacebuilding in Sri Lankaby Jonathan Goodhand; Benedikt Korf; Jonathan Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    The period between 2001 and 2006 saw the rise and fall of an internationally supported effort to bring a protracted violent conflict in Sri Lanka to a peaceful resolution. A ceasefire agreement, signed in February 2002, was followed by six rounds of peace talks, but growing political violence, disagreements over core issues and a fragmentation of... more...