Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2016

256 Pages | 5 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190624385

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Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minorities

Religious Conflict in Contemporary Sri Lanka

Edited by John Clifford Holt

  • Proposes an alternative view of Muslims where, unlike in the Middle East, they are the victims of majoritarian politics
  • Discusses events that invert the common stereotypes of Buddhists as pacifists and Muslims as violent jihadists