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Author Grant, Patrick, 1941-
Title Buddhism and ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka / Patrick Grant.
Imprint Albany : SUNY Press, [2009]

Series SUNY series in religious studies
SUNY series in religious studies.
Subject Buddhist renewal -- Sri Lanka.
Nationalism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Ethnic conflict -- Sri Lanka.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 146 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-139) and index.
Contents Buddhism and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka; Contents; Preface; PART I. READING BUDDHISM; 1. Vedic Tradition and the Buddha: How to Say the Unsayable; 2. Buddhism: The Art of the Detached Agonist; PART II. READING SRI LANKA; 3. Sri Lanka: Buddhist Self-Representation and the Genesis of the Modern Conflict; 4. Anagarika Dharmapala: Buddhism, Science, and the Crisis of Historical Imagination; 5. Walpola Rahula and Gamini: Salgado Buddhism, Dialogue, and the Political Imaginary; 6. J.R. Jayewardene: Playing with Fire; 7. Conclusion; Notes; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F.
GH; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441615749 (electronic bk.)
1441615741 (electronic bk.)
0791493539 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780791493533 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 429909466
Additional Format Print version: Grant, Patrick, 1941- Buddhism and ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka. Albany : SUNY Press, ©2009 0791493539 9780791493533 (DLC) 2008017375 (OCoLC)226304706