Enemy Lines Childhood, Warfare, and Play in Batticaloa
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Enemy Linescaptures the extraordinary story of boys and girls coming of age during a civil war. Margaret Trawick lived and worked in Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka, where thousands of youths have been recruited into the Sri Lankan armed resistance movement known as the Tamil Tigers. This compelling account of her experiences is a powerful exploration of how children respond to the presence of war and how adults have responded to the presence of children in this conflict. Her beautifully written account, which includes voices of the teenagers and young adults who have joined the Tamil Tigers, brings alive a region where childhood, warfare, and play have become commingled in a world of…
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/11/2007
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
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|What Menan Showed Me|
|Girls in the LTTE|
|Boys in the LTTE|
|Spectacles and Mysteries|
|Look for What You Do Not See|
|Index of People|
|Index of Places|