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Religion in context

Religion in context

Buddhism and socio-political change in Sri Lanka

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Published by Social Scientists" Association in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Sri Lanka,
  • Buddhism and social problems -- Sri Lanka,
  • Buddhism and politics -- Sri Lanka

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jayadeva Uyangoda.
    ContributionsUyangoda, Jayadeva., Social Scientists Association of Sri Lanka.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ360 .R45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16746123M
    ISBN 109789551772024
    LC Control Number2007340987
    OCLC/WorldCa185021699

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