Abiding by Sri Lanka: On Peace, Place, and Postcoloniality

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The lack of peace in Sri Lanka is commonly portrayed as a consequence of a violent, ethnonationalist conflict between the Sinhalese majority and the Tamil minority. Viewed in this light, resolution could be attained through conflict management. But, as Qadri Ismail reveals, this is too simplistic an understanding and cannot produce lasting peace. Abiding by Sri Lanka examines how the disciplines of anthropology, history, and literature treat the Sri Lankan ethnic conflict. Anthropology, Ismail contends, approaches Sri ...

Abiding by Sri Lanka: On Peace, Place, and Postcoloniality 2005, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816642557

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Abiding by Sri Lanka: On Peace, Place, and Postcoloniality 2005, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816642540

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