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Agrarian change in Sri Lanka / edited by James Brow and Joe Weeramunda.

By: Brow, James B
Contributor(s): Weeramunda, Joe
Language: English Publisher: New Delhi, London : Sage Publications, 1992.Description: 445p. : maps, tables ; 22cm.ISBN: 8170362679
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Product of a conference "Symbolic and material dimensions of agrarian change in Sri Lanka", Anuradhapura, 23-27 July, 1984. - Includes bibl. references. - 1, Introductory. Sri Lanka, a special case for development? / Mick Moore; Themes in agrarian change / J. Brow; 2, Structural change of agrarian systems. Capitalist development, rural politics and peasant agriculture in highland Sri Lanka / K. Tudor Silva; Trends in agrarian change / J. Perera; Transformation and trajectories of agrarian systems in Jaffna and Nuwara Eliya districts / N. Gunasinghe; Shifting cultivation comes to rest / P. Vitebsky; 3, Aspects and implications of agrarian change. Landholding and service in a temple village in Kandyan highlands / A.J. Kendrick; Democracy, party competition and leadership / T. Gunasekara; agrarian change and the struggle for community in Kukulewa / J. Brow; Agrarian relations and the seasonal influx of agricultural labor in a Sinhalese village / S. Hettige; 4, Perceptions and representations of agrarian change. The ideological history of the Sri Lankan "peasantry" / Mick Moore; Representations of the rural: a view from Sabaragumuva / J. Spencer; Perceiving agrarian change: past and present in Ratmale, a Sinhalese potter village / C. Kirk.