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Historiography in a time of ethnic conflict

RanМЈaviМ„ra GunМЈavardhana

Historiography in a time of ethnic conflict

construction of the past in contemporary Sri Lanka

by RanМЈaviМ„ra GunМЈavardhana

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Published by Social Scientists" Association in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people) -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Sri Lanka -- History -- 1505-1948 -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-69).

      StatementR.A.L.H. Gunawardana.
      ContributionsSocial Scientists Association of Sri Lanka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.7 .G86 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p. ;
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL948856M
      ISBN 109559102060
      LC Control Number95906176
      OCLC/WorldCa34322233

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      The completely updated edition of this groundbreaking text provides students with a clear analytical framework for understanding ethnic conflicts and how they affect international relations. This text surveys theories of nationalism and ethnic conflict and tests their applicability to a number of contemporary cases: the more confident nationalism of Putin's Russia, the intensification of. That ethnic conflict is now a pervasive and salient dimension of political and social conflict in several countries in the world seems obvious enough. For example, Gurr () identifies about 80 raging ethnic conflicts, of which about 35 could be classified as or close to civil wars in different parts of the by:

      Kosovo conflict, –99 conflict in which ethnic Albanians opposed ethnic Serbs and the government of Yugoslavia (the rump of the former federal state, comprising the republics of Serbia and Montenegro) in Kosovo. It was resolved with the intervention of NATO. Learn more about the Kosovo conflict and its history. and long history of independent political mobilization” (p. ). In the final chapter of the book, Lawoti explores the major consequences of ethnic politics on the Nepali state and argues that as a result of these frequent ethnic mobilizations, the Nepali polity is transforming itself from a mono-ethnic state into a poly-ethnic : Nilamber Chhetri.


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