Unmaking the Nation: The Politics of Identity & History in Modern Sri Lanka
Pradeep Jeganathan, Qadri Ismail
South Focus Press, 2009 - History - 220 pages
This now classic work provides challenging new ways of thinking about nationalism, colonialism and modernity, in Sri Lanka. Situated at the conceptual intersection of history and identity, the essays in the volume denaturalizes the claims of the nation, taking it apart analytically, pointing to hidden relations of power and inequality that undergird it It is edited by Pradeep Jeganathan & Qadri Ismail, who are internationally renowed scholars.
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