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Sri Lanka

  • 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...

  • Aid, Peacebuilding and the Resurgence of Warby Dr Sarah Holt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    As one of South Asia's oldest democracies Sri Lanka is a critical case to examine the limits of a liberal peace, peacebuilding and external engagement in the settlement of civil wars. Based on nine years of research, and more than 100 interviews with those affected by the war, NGOs, and local and international elites engaged in the peace process. more...

  • Ayya's Accountsby Anand Pandian; M. P. Mariappan; Veena Das

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Ayya?s Accounts explores the life of an ordinary man?orphan, refugee, shopkeeper, and grandfather?during a century of tremendous hope and upheaval. Born in colonial India into a despised caste of former tree climbers, Ayya lost his mother as a child and came of age in a small town in lowland Burma. Forced to flee at the outbreak of World War II, he... more...

  • Buddhism, Conflict and Violence in Modern Sri Lankaby Mahinda Deegalle

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Interdisciplinary in its approach, this book explores the dilemmas that Buddhism faces in relation to the continuing ethnic conflict and violence in modern Sri Lanka. Prominent scholars in the fields of anthropology, history, Buddhist studies and Pali examine multiple dimensions of the problem. Buddhist responses to the crisis are discussed in detail,... more...

  • The Cageby Gordon Weiss

    Bellevue Literary Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    An incisive first account of the formation, history, and bloody dissolution of the rebel Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. more...

  • Ceylon Under British Rule 1795-1932by Lennox A Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 175.00

    Published in 1964, " Ceylon Under British Rule, 1795-1932" is an important contribution to History. more...

  • Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lankaby Valli Kanapathipillai

    Anthem Press 2009; US$ 99.00

    ‘Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka’ analyses the context of the agreement between the Sri Lankan and Indian government that led to the loss of citizenship of Indian Tamil estate workers in Sri Lanka. 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...

  • Continental Modelby Scott Elledge

    University of Minnesota Press 1960; US$ 75.00

    The pervasive influence of seventeenth-century French criticism upon eighteenth-century English criticism makes it important for students of English and comparative literature to be familiar with the most important of the French works. Professors Elledge more...

  • Crucible of Conflictby Dennis B. McGilvray

    Duke University Press 2008; US$ 25.95

    Examines the caste, marriage patterns, ethnicity and religious institutions in the Tamil-speaking Hindu and Muslim communities situated along the eastern coastline of Sri Lanka, exploring the sources of their ethnic and political hostilities in the modern more...