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Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism : its origins and development in the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries

Author: A Jeyaratnam Wilson
Publisher: London : Hurst & Co., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This historical, social and political analysis of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism provides an insider's account of the principal events in Sri Lanka's recent political history. It describes the key  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, A. Jeyaratnam.
Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism.
London : Hurst & Co., 2000
(OCoLC)607423026
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Jeyaratnam Wilson
ISBN: 1850653380 9781850653387 1850655197 9781850655190
OCLC Number: 43632034
Description: xiii, 203 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Social Structure and Ethnography of Sri Lankan Tamils --
3. Language, Poetry, Culture and Tamil Nationalism --
4. The Political Activity of Ceylon Tamils in the Nineteenth Century and up till 1930 --
5. G. G. Ponnambalam, the All-Ceylon Tamil Congress and Tamil National Consciousness --
6. Tamil Nationalism, the Tamil Federal Party, the Tamil United Front and the Tamil United Liberation Front --
7. The Militarisation of Tamil Youth --
8. The Indian Intervention and After --
9. Eelam Tamil Nationalism: an Inside View / A. J. V. Chandrakanthan --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: A. Jeyaratnam Wilson ; with a chapter by A.J.V. Chandrakanthan.

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