The Resource Sri Lanka at the crossroads of history, edited by Zoltan Biedermann and Alan Strathern

Sri Lanka at the crossroads of history, edited by Zoltan Biedermann and Alan Strathern

Label
Sri Lanka at the crossroads of history
Title
Sri Lanka at the crossroads of history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Zoltan Biedermann and Alan Strathern
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
954.93
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS489.5
LC item number
.S75 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Sri Lanka at the crossroads of history, edited by Zoltan Biedermann and Alan Strathern
Publication
Note
11 The digestion of the foreign in Lankan history, c. 500-1818
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Querying the cosmopolitan in Sri Lankan and Indian Ocean history; The problem of 'cosmopolitanism'; Alternative approaches; Negotiations of power and culture over the long term; Sri Lankan historiography; The chapters; 1 Archaeology and cosmopolitanism in early historic and medieval Sri Lanka; Introduction; Textual narratives and the linking of archaeology to ethnicity; Indian Ocean trade; Pilgrimage; Patronage; Urbanism
  • 6 The local and the global: the multiple visual worlds of ivory carvers in early modern Sri LankaRevisiting the 'local': ivory caskets and temple architecture; Reconnecting with the 'global': ivory caskets and European prints; Conclusion; 7 Cosmopolitan converts: the politics of Lankan exile in the Portuguese Empire; Lankan refugees in India before 1500; Border crossings and religious conversion in the 'Portuguese period'; From border crossing to long-term exile; Being a royal convert in exile: the 'Black Prince' of Telheiras; Prince Vijayapāla in Goa: exile at a global crossroads
  • Conclusion: exile as cosmopolitan practice8 Between the Portuguese and the Nāyakas: the many faces of the Kandyan Kingdom, 1591-1765; 9 Through the lens of slavery: Dutch Sri Lanka in the eighteenth century; Slavery in Sri Lanka; Constituting a world of plurality: the lived experience of slavery; Who were they to judge? Slavery in a European legal cosmopolis; The slippery grounds of codification: social hierarchies, freedom and bondage in Jaffna; Conclusion; 10 Cosmopolitanism and indigeneity in four violent years: the fall of the kingdom of Kandy and the Great Rebellion revisited
  • Studying the cosmopolitan through archaeology in Sri Lanka2 'Implicit cosmopolitanism' and the commercial role of ancient Lanka; Unpicking 'implicit cosmopolitanism': the case of the coins; Coins from the Leslie de Saram collection; Pliny's Natural History and the Christian Topography: text and intertextuality; Godavaya, Mantai and the archaeology of port sites; Conclusion: Lanka at the sixth-century interface; 3 A Pāli cosmopolis? Sri Lanka and the Theravāda Buddhist ecumene, c. 500-1500; The making of the Pāli cosmopolis
  • The 'great translocation' and the Theravāda cosmopolis in the eleventh-thirteenth centuriesThe reconfiguration of the Pāli cosmopolis; Conclusion; 4 Beautifully moral: cosmopolitan issues in medieval Pāli literary theory; The Sanskrit cosmopolis and the Kāvyādarsá in Sri Lanka; The cosmopolitan care for language and the Subodhālaṅkāra; Audience, anxiety and envy; Eroticism, kings and the Buddhist social aesthetic; The Pāli cosmopolis?; Conclusion; 5 Sinhala sande-sá poetry in a cosmopolitan context; Indigenizing Sinhala Sande-sás; Cosmopolitan frames; Paying tribute to kings and poets
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ocn989817854
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1 online resource (396 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781911307822
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)989817854
  • jstoro1911307819

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