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Society and polity in modern Sri Lanka

by Kanhaiyalal Sharma

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Published by South Asian Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Social structure -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementK.L. Sharma.
      SeriesSouth Asia studies series ;, 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN670.8.A8 S53 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p. ;
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2164233M
      ISBN 108170030897
      LC Control Number88901400

      Social class in Sri Lanka. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Social Class in Sri Lanka is often described as a casteless, though caste is still found on the island in both a symbolic and a practical sense, and also in an anagolous sense to refer to new social class divisions that have appeared in recent decades. Nationalism, Development, and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka was published in November by Cambridge University Press. The book explores how the economic and the ethnic have encountered one another in modern Sri Lanka, focusing in particular on the phenomenon of Sinhala nationalism. In doing so, the draws on a historically informed political sociology, and engages with some of the central.

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