Leveling Crowds: Ethnonationalist Conflicts and Collective Violence in South Asia

  title={Leveling Crowds: Ethnonationalist Conflicts and Collective Violence in South Asia},
  author={Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah},
Ethno-nationalist conflicts are rampant today, causing immense human loss. Stanley J. Tambiah is concerned with the nature of the ethno-nationalist explosions that have disfigured so many regions of the world in recent years. He focuses primarily on collective violence in the form of civilian "riots" in South Asia, using selected instances in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and India. He situates these riots in the larger political, economic, and religious contexts in which they took place and also… 
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