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Author Brow, James.

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

Publication Info. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.800954 B877D    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 218 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series Hegemony and experience
Hegemony and experience.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-211) and index.
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.
Subject Ethnology -- Sri Lanka -- Anuradhapura (District)
Vedda (Sri Lankan people) -- Social conditions.
Nationalism -- Sri Lanka.
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District) -- Social conditions.
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District) -- Religious life and customs.
ISBN 0816516383 (acid-free paper)
0816516391 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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