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Buddhism Betrayed?: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Sri Lanka
by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah
University of Chicago Press, 1992
Paper: 978-0-226-78950-7 | Cloth: 978-0-226-78949-1
Library of Congress Classification BQ359.T36 1992
Dewey Decimal Classification 294.3377095493

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
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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