Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism

Its Origins and Development in the 19th and 20th Centuries

A . Jeyaratnam Wilson

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Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism Hardback
November 1999£17.99
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This historical, social and political analysis of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism provides an insider’s account of the principal events in Sri Lanka’s recent political history. It describes the key figures in the Tamil nationalist movement and the Sinhalese political establishment


A . Jeyaratnam Wilson was Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of New Brunswick, Canada.

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‘A valuable contribution by concerned scholar […] Wilson’s plentiful personal encounters with main key political actors, to which he refers, bring the reader closer to the authentic decision-making dilemmas by those who make history.’ —Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics