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Title Buddhist fundamentalism and minority identities in Sri Lanka / Tessa J. Bartholomeusz and Chandra R. de Silva, editors.
Imprint Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 1998.

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Subject Buddhist fundamentalism -- Sri Lanka.
Ethnicity -- Religious aspects.
Buddhism -- Relations.
Buddhism -- Social aspects -- Sri Lanka.
Ethnicity -- Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka -- Religion.
Alt Name Bartholomeusz, Tessa J.
De Silva, Chandra Richard, 1940-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 212 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-206) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585066639 (electronic bk.)
9780585066639 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 47010731
Additional Format Print version: Buddhist fundamentalism and minority identities in Sri Lanka. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 1998 0791438333 (DLC) 97035501 (OCoLC)37837204
Table of Contents
1Buddhist Fundamentalism and Identity in Sri Lanka / Tessa J. Bartholomeusz, Chandra R. de Silva1
2Conflicts of Identity and Interpretation in Buddhism: The Clash between the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement and the Government of President Premadasa / George D. Bond36
3The Plurality of Buddhist Fundamentalism: An Inquiry into Views among Buddhist Monks in Sri Lanka / Chandra R. de Silva53
4The Impact of Land Reforms, Rural Images, and Nationalist Ideology on Plantation Tamils / Oddvar Hollup74
5In the Shadow of Violence: "Tamilness" and the Anthropology of Identity in Southern Sri Lanka / Pradeep Jeganathan89
6Sufi and Reformist Designs: Muslim Identity in Sri Lanka / Victor C. de Munck110
7Sinhala Anglicans and Buddhism in Sri Lanka: When the "Other" Becomes You / Tessa J. Bartholomeusz133
8Catholic Identity and Global Forces in Sinhala Sri Lanka / R. L. Stirrat147
9Buddhist Burghers and Sinhala-Buddhist Fundamentalism / Tessa J. Bartholomeusz167
10The Persistence of Political Buddhism / John Clifford Holt186
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