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Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka( )
Author: De Silva, Wijeyeratne
Series title:Routledge Contemporary South Asia Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $163.00
Book Description:

This book offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about nationalism in South Asia in general and Sri Lanka in particular. The price of that nationalism in Sri Lanka is the current agonizing split between Sinhalese and Tamil. The central focus here is the capture of Buddhism by militant Sinhalese nationalism in the colonial and postcolonial periods and the framing of subsequent key constitutional legal moments.This is the first study that combines the dynamics of...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Asian
Religion / Buddhism / General
History / Asia / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.15 Pounds

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