Buddhism and Ethnicity in Sri Lanka: A Historical Analysis (ICES Sri Lanka studies series) Ananda Wickremeratne

ISBN: 9780706994971

Published: January 1st 1996

Hardcover

337 pages


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Buddhism and Ethnicity in Sri Lanka: A Historical Analysis (ICES Sri Lanka studies series)  by  Ananda Wickremeratne

Buddhism and Ethnicity in Sri Lanka: A Historical Analysis (ICES Sri Lanka studies series) by Ananda Wickremeratne
January 1st 1996 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 337 pages | ISBN: 9780706994971 | 7.13 Mb

The book focuses on the identity of the Sinhalese as perceived by themselves and not as a construct- objectively determined by third parties. It was an ideology that was inspired by classic Buddhist notions of state, polity, and society which fusedMoreThe book focuses on the identity of the Sinhalese as perceived by themselves and not as a construct- objectively determined by third parties.

It was an ideology that was inspired by classic Buddhist notions of state, polity, and society which fused the galactic with the mundane. In the concluding section the text attempts to look ahead and cautions against unwarranted optimism based on wishful thinking, sentiment, and platitude. (Reprinted)



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