The Resource Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka : Up-country Tamil Identity Politics

Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka : Up-country Tamil Identity Politics

Label
Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka : Up-country Tamil Identity Politics
Title
Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka
Title remainder
Up-country Tamil Identity Politics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on notions of diaspora, identity and agency, this book examines ethnicity in war-torn Sri Lanka. It highlights the historical development and negotiation of a new identification of Up-country Tamil amidst Sri Lanka's violent ethnic politics. Over the past thirty years, Up-country (Indian) Tamils generally have tried to secure their vision of living within a multi-ethnic Sri Lanka, not within Tamil Eelam, the separatist dream that ended with the civil war in 2009. Exploring Sri Lanka within the deep history of colonial-era South Asian plantation diasporas, the book arg
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
  • 305.89/481105493
  • 305.89481105493
Index
index present
LC call number
DS489.25.M32 B37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series
Label
Everyday Ethnicity in Sri Lanka : Up-country Tamil Identity Politics
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: ethnicity at work -- A diaspora next door -- Being a Tamil the up-country way -- Becoming Sri Lankan -- Agency, apathy and alienation -- The coming of the goddess -- Stages of ethnicity -- Home and homeland -- Conclusion: up-country Tamil identity politics
Control code
ocn823386993
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203097809
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27184080
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)823386993
  • pebco0203097807

Library Locations

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