Ritual and Recovery in Post-conflict Sri Lanka: Eloquent Bodies

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Following over twenty years of war, Sri Lanka's longest cease-fire (2002-2006) provided a final opportunity for an inclusive peace settlement between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). However, hostilities resumed with ever increasing desperation and ferocity on both sides, until the LTTE were overcome and largely eradicated in 2009. This book provides a contextualised analysis of the effects of war on a small Tamil community living in northern Sri Lanka during the cease-fire period. ...

Ritual and Recovery in Post-conflict Sri Lanka: Eloquent Bodies 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415690652

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