Violence, Torture and Memory in Sri Lanka
Life after Terror
|Series title:||Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
Drawing on original ethnographic field-research conducted primarily with former guerrilla insurgents in southern and central Sri Lanka, this book analyses the memories and narratives of people who have perpetrated political violence. It explores how violence is negotiated and lived with in the aftermath, and its implications for the self and social relationships from the perspectives of those who have inflicted it.
The book sheds ethnographic light on a largely overlooked and...