Religion and Legitimation of Power in Sri Lanka

Religion and Legitimation of Power in Sri Lanka

by B. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890120080

ISBN-13: 9780890120088

Pub. Date: 07/15/1996

Publisher: Columbia University Press

This collection examines how religion and politics have intersected in Sri Lanka over the years, discussing several periods of Ceylonese history. It provides coverage of the Anuradhapura period and explores Theravada Buddhism in the political life of modern Sri Lanka.

Overview

This collection examines how religion and politics have intersected in Sri Lanka over the years, discussing several periods of Ceylonese history. It provides coverage of the Anuradhapura period and explores Theravada Buddhism in the political life of modern Sri Lanka.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890120088
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/15/1996
Series:
South and Southeast Asia Studies
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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