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Published: 15 August 2016

352 Pages | 6 b/w tables

5.4 x 8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190498320

Bookseller Code (06)

Tamils and the Nation

India and Sri Lanka Compared

Madurika Rasaratnam

  • A finely tuned investigation of why the Tamils of Sri Lanka and of India took such divergent paths in their respective political evolution.
  • Considers why the relations between politically mobilised ethnicities and the nation-state are sometimes peaceful and at other times fraught and violent.
  • Comparative study of national Tamil-politics within changing international contexts

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