Buddhism Betrayed? by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah
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Buddhism Betrayed?
By Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah

Buddhism Betrayed?

Religion, Politics and Violence in Sri Lanka 2nd

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Buddhism Betrayed? by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah

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This volume seeks to answer the question of how the Buddhist monks in today's Sri Lanka--given Buddhism's traditionally nonviolent philosophy--are able to participate in the fierce political violence of the Sinhalese against the Tamils.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226789507
ISBN-10: 0226789500
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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