The Sri Lankan national crisis and the search for solutions

by CД« CivacД“karam

Publisher: Aakar Books in Delhi

Written in English
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  • Tamil̲īl̲a Viṭutalaippulikaḷ (Association),
  • Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Politics and government,
  • Sri Lanka -- Ethnic relations,
  • Sri Lanka -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Other titlesSri Lankan crisis and the search for solutions
StatementS. Sivasegaram.
SeriesRadical notes -- 4
LC ClassificationsDS489.2+
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23688966M
ISBN 108189833855
ISBN 109788189833855
LC Control Number2009311682

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