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Title Pathways of dissent : Tamil nationalism in Sri Lanka / edited by R. Cheran
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xlvii, 283 pages)
Contents Nationalism, historiography and archaeology in Sri Lanka / S.K. Sitrampalam -- Towards understanding militant Tamil nationalism in Sri Lanka / Ravi Vaitheespara -- Brides as bridges? : movements, actors, documents and anticipation in constructing Tamilness / Sidharthan Maunaguru -- Configuring spaces and constructing nations in Sri Lankan Tamil literature / Chelva Kanaganayakam -- Painting the artist's self : location, relocation and the metamorphosis / T. Shanaathanan -- Being Tamil in a different way : a feminist critique of the Tamil nation / Radhika Coomaraswamy and Nimanthi Perera-Rajasingham -- Making sense of the census in Sri Lanka : up-country Tamils and Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism / Daniel Bass -- The economics of Tamil nationalism : evolution and challenges / V. Nithiyanandam -- Nationalism in the era of neo-liberalism : the changing global parameters of self-determination and statehood / Rajesh Venugopal -- Appendix : Jaffna youth radicalism : the 1920s and 1930s / Santasilan Kadirgamar
Summary Sri Lanka, the 'Teardrop Isle', has been under international attention for more than two decades for its ethnic conflict and civil war, and recently, under intense media scrutiny for what seems like a decisive end to the civil war. While the ethnic conflict and the civil war have been the subjects of numerous academic and non-academic studies in both the East and the West, there has been no significant research on nationalism, particularly Tamil nationalism, as it manifests itself in Sri Lanka. Pathways of Dissent: Tamil Nationalism in Sri Lanka endeavours to fill this important academic gap t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-265) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnic conflict -- Sri Lanka.
Nationalism -- Sri Lanka.
Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Ethnic identity.
Form Electronic book
Author Cheran, R.
ISBN 8132104323 (electronic bk.)
8132112776 (ebook)
9788132104322 (electronic bk.)
9788132112778 (ebook)
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