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Spatialising politics : culture and geography in postcolonial Sri Lanka / edited by Cathrine Brun, Tariq Jazeel.

Contributor(s): Brun, Cathrine | Jazeel, Tariq.
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage, 2009Description: xi, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788178299297 (hbk.); 8178299291 (hbk.).Other title: Spatializing politics.Subject(s): Sri Lanka -- Ethnic relations -- History | Ethnic conflict -- Sri Lanka -- History | Sri Lanka -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 954.9303
Contents:
Introduction: Spatial politics and postcolonial Sri Lanka / Tariq Jazeel and Cathrine Brun -- The imagined spaces of empire / Nira Wickramasinghe -- Coffee, disease, and the 'simultaneity of stories-so-far' in the highlands of 19th-century Ceylon / James Duncan -- The distance of a shout / Sharon Bell -- Cartographic violence : engaging a Sinhala kind of geography / Benedikt Korf -- Geography, spatial politics, and productions of the national in Michael Ondaatje's Anil's ghost / Tariq Jazeel -- Meeting places? : centre and periphery in civil society peace work / Camilla Orjuela -- Rebuilding lives, undermining oppositions : spaces of war and peace in the North / Nihal Perera -- Fractured sovereignty : the LTTE's state-building in an interconnected world / Øivind Fuglerud -- Concluding thoughts / Cathrine Brun and Tariq Jazeel.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Spatial politics and postcolonial Sri Lanka / Tariq Jazeel and Cathrine Brun -- The imagined spaces of empire / Nira Wickramasinghe -- Coffee, disease, and the 'simultaneity of stories-so-far' in the highlands of 19th-century Ceylon / James Duncan -- The distance of a shout / Sharon Bell -- Cartographic violence : engaging a Sinhala kind of geography / Benedikt Korf -- Geography, spatial politics, and productions of the national in Michael Ondaatje's Anil's ghost / Tariq Jazeel -- Meeting places? : centre and periphery in civil society peace work / Camilla Orjuela -- Rebuilding lives, undermining oppositions : spaces of war and peace in the North / Nihal Perera -- Fractured sovereignty : the LTTE's state-building in an interconnected world / Øivind Fuglerud -- Concluding thoughts / Cathrine Brun and Tariq Jazeel.

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