Download PDF by Nira Wickramasinghe: Sri Lanka in the Modern Age: A History

By Nira Wickramasinghe

Sri Lanka within the sleek Age recounts the trendy heritage of the island in an obtainable but unconventional demeanour. the place different histories have tended to target the state's failure to deal with the desires and calls for of minority groups, Wickramasinghe locations their claims along the political, social and financial calls for of alternative groups, events, institutions and teams, tracing their lineages to the colonial interval. This up to date moment variation incorporates the e-book into the current, masking the brutal finish of Sri Lanka's civil battle and the making of oppressive balance that has grown in its wake.

Drawing on fresh paintings in addition to on her personal examine within the box, Wickramasinghe has written especially a background of the folk of Sri Lanka instead of a historical past of the nation-state.

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