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Unmaking the Nation : The Politics of Identity and History in Modern Sri Lanka

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ISBN-10: 0974883972

ISBN-13: 9780974883977

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pradeep Jeganathan, Qadri Ismail

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This now classic work provides challenging new ways of thinking about nationalism, colonialism and modernity, in Sri Lanka. Situated at the conceptual intersection of history and identity, the essays in the volume denaturalizes the claims of the nation, taking it apart analytically, pointing to hidden relations of power and inequality that undergird it It is edited by Pradeep Jeganathan Qadri Ismail, who are internationally renowed scholars.
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List price: $19.95
Publisher: South Focus Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 227
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Partha Chatterjee, founding member of the Subaltern Studieseditorial collective, is director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, and visiting professor of anthropology at Columbia University. His books include The Nation and Its Fragmentsand Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World.Pradeep Jeganathan is McKnight Land-Grant Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Institute of Global Studies at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.