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Demons and development : the struggle for community in a Sri Lankan village / James Brow.

By: Brow, James
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hegemony and experiencePublisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1996Edition: 2 edDescription: xviii, 218 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cmISBN: 0816516383 (acidfree paper); 0816516391 (pbk. : acidfree paper)Subject(s): Ethnology -- Sri Lanka -- Anuradhapura (District) | Vedda (Sri Lankan people) -- Social conditions | Communities | Nationalism -- Sri Lanka | Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District) -- Social conditions | Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District) -- Religious life and customsDDC classification: 305.8 LOC classification: GN635.S72 | B76 1996
Contents:
Ceremony in Samadigama -- Orientations -- Of savages and kings -- The village community confronts the market -- Party politics and nationalist rhetoric -- The awakening village -- The rise of the Fernandos -- Life in Samadigama -- Gods and demons -- Offerings to the gods -- Private practice -- Reflections.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-211) and index.

Ceremony in Samadigama -- Orientations -- Of savages and kings -- The village community confronts the market -- Party politics and nationalist rhetoric -- The awakening village -- The rise of the Fernandos -- Life in Samadigama -- Gods and demons -- Offerings to the gods -- Private practice -- Reflections.

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