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243 p. ; 24 cm.
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48 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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xvi, 320 p. ; 22 cm.
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ix, 233 p. maps. 25 cm.
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v. maps. 25 cm.
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196 p. 22 cm.
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xvi, 424 p. 22 cm.
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vi, 181 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
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45 p. map, diagrs. 28 cm.
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xix, 396 pages ; 22 cm
Cultural history of Tamil people.
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xlii, 475 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
"The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Tamils contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 600 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture."--Provided by publisher.
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lxix, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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ix, 242 p. ; 22 cm.
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244 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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15. Tamil social history [1997 - ]

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v. <1 > ; 25 cm.
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119, [1] p. illus. 22 cm.
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Why are relations between politically mobilized ethnic identities and the nation-state sometimes peaceful and at other times fraught and violent? This work sets out a novel answer to this key puzzle in world politics through a detailed comparative study of the starkly divergent trajectories of the "Tamil question" in India and Sri Lanka from the colonial era to the present day.
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x, 353 pages ; 22 cm
Why are relations between politically mobilised ethnic identities and the nation-state sometimes peaceful and at other times fraught and violent? Madurika Rasaratnam's book sets out a novel answer to this key puzzle in world politics through a detailed comparative study of the starkly divergent trajectories of the 'Tamil question' in India and Sri Lanka from the colonial era to the present day. Whilst Tamil and national identities have peaceably harmonised in India, in Sri Lanka these have come into escalating and violent contradiction, leading to three decades of armed conflict and simmering antagonism since the war's brutal end in 2009. Tracing these differing outcomes to distinct and contingent patterns of political contestation and mobilisation in the two states, Rasaratnam shows how, whilst emerging from comparable conditions and similar historical experiences, these have produced very different interactions between evolving Tamil and national identities, constituting in India a nation-state inclusive of the Tamils, and in Sri Lanka a hierarchical Sinhala-Buddhist national and state order hostile to Tamils' political claims. Locating these dynamics within changing international contexts, she also shows how these once largely separate patterns of national-Tamil politics, and Tamil diaspora mobilisation, are increasingly interwoven in the post-war internationalisation of Sri Lanka's ethnic crisis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849044783 20160830
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xiii, 346 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Marginal existence and social distance: "worthless dregs in a prosperous society"
  • The ritual expression of Tamil identity in Malaysia : a festival of power and penance
  • Fetish, space, and displacement in Kuala Lumpur : Tamils and the ethnic uncanny
  • Hindu ecumenical movements and "middleness" : familiarity and ambivalence in Tamil identity
  • Making distinctions : "we had become the laughingstock of other races"
  • Sacred Malaysia, Greater India.
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xxii, 273 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
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