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Checkpoint, temple, church and mosque : a collaborative ethnography of war and peace / Jonathan Spencer, Jonathan Goodhand, Shahul Hasbullah, Bart Klem, Benedikt Korf and Kalinga Tudor Silva.

Author/Creator:
Spencer, Jonathan, 1954- author.
Publication:
London : Pluto Press, 2015.
Series:
Anthropology, culture, and society.
Anthropology, culture and society
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 183 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Subjects:
War -- Religious aspects.
Peace -- Religious aspects.
Ethnic conflict -- Religious aspects.
Ethnology -- Sri Lanka.
Ethnology.
Sri Lanka.
Summary:
Checkpoint, temple, church and mosque is based on fieldwork in Sri Lanka's most religiously diverse and politically troubled region in the closing years of the civil war. It provides a series of new and provocative arguments about the promise of a religiously based civil society, and the strengths and weaknesses of religious organisations and religious leaders in conflict mediation.--Provided by publisher
Contents:
The East as a complex religious field
Land and water, war and not war
Making sacred space
Conflict in the plural
Boundary politics, religion and peace-building
Afterword : War's end
Reflections.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-181) and index.
Contributor:
Goodhand, Jonathan, author.
Hasbullah, S. H., author.
Klem, Bart, author.
Korf, Benedikt, author.
Silva, Kalinga Tudor, 1949- author.
ISBN:
9780745331225
074533122X
9780745331218
0745331211
9781783712144
1783712147
9781783712168
1783712163
9781783712151
1783712155
OCLC:
891125906
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