Two new book review essays, by Anoma Pieris and Asoka de Zoysa

Anoma Pieris: ‘Writing that Conquers’: A postcolonial study of Robert Knox,” reviewing Sarojini Jayawickrema, Writing that Conquers’: Re-reading Knox’s Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon,  (Colombo, Social Scientists’ Association, 2004, reprinted).

Asoka de Zoysa:Beyond Olcott and Dharmapala: Coming to terms with Buddhist ritual and tradition,” reviewing Anne M. Blackburn, Locations of Buddhism. Colonialism and Modernity in Sri Lanka,  (Colombo, Social Scientists’ Association, 2010).

SEE the BOOK REVIEWS section of thuppahi, courtesy of Polity, vol. 6. nos 3& 4.

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