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Historical foundation of the economy of the Tamils of north Sri Lanka

Sinnappah Arasaratnam

Historical foundation of the economy of the Tamils of north Sri Lanka

by Sinnappah Arasaratnam

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Published by Thanthai Chelva Memorial Trust, Distributors, Kanthalakam in Jaffna, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jaffna District (Sri Lanka),
  • Tamil (Indic people)
    • Subjects:
    • Jaffna District (Sri Lanka) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Tamil (Indic people) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSinnapah Arasaratnam.
      SeriesChelvanayakam memorial lectures ;, 1982
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC424 .A83 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2829234M
      LC Control Number83904989

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        Here is a detailed history of how Sri Lanka has been seen in the political scenario. Maithripala Sirisena has now won the presidential elections. – Solomon Bandaranaike was elected as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. He made Sinhala the only official language. More than Sri Lankan Tamils people were killed after the [ ]. This dissertation examines the divergent trajectories of ethnic and national politics in the Tamil speaking regions of India and Sri Lanka. Despite comparable historical experiences and conditions, the south Indian Tamil speaking areas were peaceably accommodated within a pan-Indian framework whilst Sri Lankan politics was marked by escalating Tamil-Sinhala ethnic polarisation and violent.


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