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Books on Sri Lankan Tamil History, Culture and Sri Lankan War


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  • India, Sri Lanka and the Tamil crisis, 1976-1994 : an international perspective
    Alan J. Bullion
    London ; New York : Pinter, c1995.

  • The cyanide war : Tamil insurrection in Sri Lanka, 1973-88
    Edgar O'Ballance. 1st ed.
    London ; Washington [D.C.] : Brassey's (UK) ; Elmsford, N.Y., USA : Pergamon Press [distributor for the U.S.], 1989.

  • Current crisis in Sri Lanka
    Wijesinha, Rajiva
    New Delhi : Navrang, 1986.

  • Civil strife in Sri Lanka : the United National Party government, 1989-94
    Wijesinha, Rajiva
    Colombo : McCallum Books, c1995.

  • The Tamil Tigers : armed struggle for identity
    Hellmann-Rajanayagam, Dagmar
    Stuttgart : F. Steiner, 1994, Series title: Beitrage zur Sudasienforschung ; Bd. 157.

  • Towards a peaceful Sri Lanka : six introductory seminars for university students
    Fonseka, Carlo.
    Helsinki : World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University, c1990, Series title: Research for action

  • India and overseas Indians : the case of Sri Lanka
    P. Sahadevan
    Delhi : Kalinga Publications, 1995.; Series title: International studies (Delhi, India) ; 4.

  • Genocide in Sri Lanka
    M.S. Venkatachalam ; forewords by M. Sivasithamparam, A. Amirthalingam
    Delhi, India : Gian Pub. House, c1987.

  • Indo-Sri Lankan relations : with special reference to the Tamil problem
    Ravi Kant Dubey.
    New Delhi : Deep & Deep Publications, c1989.

  • Dynamics of Tamil Nadu politics in Sri Lankan ethnicity
    G. Palanithurai, K. Mohanasundaram.
    New Delhi : Northern Book Centre, 1993.
  • Ethnic conflict and reconciliation in Sri Lanka
    Chelvadurai Manogaran.
    Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1987.

  • The Sri Lankan Tamils : ethnicity and identity
    edited by Chelvadurai Manogaran and Bryan Pfaffenberger. Westview softcover ed.
    Boulder : Westview Press, 1994.

  • S.J.V. Chelvanayakam and the crisis of Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism, 1947-1977 : a political biography
    A. Jeyaratnam Wilson
    London : Hurst & Co., c1994.

  • Politics in Sri Lanka, 1947-1979
    A. Jeyaratnam Wilson. 2d ed.
    London : Macmillan, 1979.

  • The break-up of Sri Lanka : the Sinhalese-Tamil conflict
    A. Jeyaratnam Wilson.
    Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1988.

  • Ethnic conflict and security crisis in Sri Lanka
    S.S. Misra
    Delhi : Kalinga Publications, 1995.

  • The Sri Lankan Tamils : ethnicity and identity
    edited by Chelvadurai Manogaran and Bryan Pfaffenberger. Westview softcover ed.
    Boulder : Westview Press, 1994.

  • Sri Lanka : national conflict and the Tamil liberation struggle
    Satchi Ponnambalam
    Thornton Heath, Surrey : Tamil Information Centre ; Totowa, N.J., U.S.A. : U.S. distributor, Biblio Distribution Center, 1983.

  • The Tamil national question and the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord
    edited by N. Seevaratnam.
    Delhi : Konark Publishers, c1989.

  • Indian intervention in Sri Lanka : the role of India's intelligence agencies
    Gunaratna, Rohan, 1961-
    Colombo : South Asian Network on Conflict Research, 1993.

  • Sri Lanka, a lost revolution? : the inside story of the JVP
    Gunaratna, Rohan, 1961-
    Kandy, Sri Lanka : Institute of Fundamental Studies, 1990.

    War & peace in Sri Lanka, with a post-accord report from Jaffna, introduction by Ralph Buultjens.
    Gunaratna, Rohan, 1961-
    Colombo : Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka, 1987.

  • Sojourners to citizens : Sri Lankan Tamils in Malaysia, 1885-1965
    Ramasamy, Rajakrishnan
    Kuala Lumpur : R. Rajakrishnan, 1988.

  • Peace accords and ethnic conflict
    edited by K.M. de Silva and S.W.R. de A. Samarasinghe
    London ; New York : Pinter ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1993, Series title: ICES ethnic studies series.

  • Sri Lanka, problems of governance
    edited by K.M. de Silva
    Delhi (India) : Konark Publishers, c1993., Series title: Governing South Asia ; 5.

  • Internationalization of ethnic conflict
    edited by K.M. de Silva and R.J. May.
    London : Pinter Publishers, 1991. Series title: ICES ethnic studies series.

  • Letters on Ceylon, 1846-50, the administration of Viscount Torrington and the 'rebellion' of 1848; the private correspondence of the Third Earl Grey and Viscount Torrington
    Edited by K. M. de Silva
    Kandy, K. V. G. de Silva, 1965.

  • Ethnic conflict in Buddhist societies : Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Burma
    edited by K.M. de Silva ... [et al.]
    London : Pinter ; Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1988.

  • The "traditional homelands" of the Tamils : separatist ideology in Sri Lanka : a historical appraisal
    K.M. De Silva. Rev. 2nd ed.
    Kandy, Sri Lanka : International Centre for Ethnic Studies, 1995.; Series title: Occasional papers (International Centre for Ethnic Studies) ; 4.

  • Regional powers and small state security : India and Sri Lanka, 1977-1990
    K.M. De Silva.
    Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1995.

  • Managing ethnic tensions : reflections on a theme
    K.M. De Silva.
    [Kandy, Sri Lanka] : International Centre for Ethnic Studies, [1983?].

  • Managing ethnic tensions in multi-ethnic societies : Sri Lanka, 1880-1985
    K.M. de Silva.
    Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c1986.

  • J.R. Jayewardene of Sri Lanka : a political biography
    K.M. de Silva and Howard Wriggins.
    Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1988-<1994 >.

  • The university system of Sri Lanka : vision and reality
    K.M. de Silva, G.H. Peiris, editors
    New Delhi : Macmillan India Ltd., 1995, Series title: ICES Sri Lanka studies series

  • Religion, nationalism, and the state in modern Sri Lanka
    K.M. de Silva.
    Tampa, Fla. : Dept. of Religious Studies, University of South Florida, 1986.; Series title: USF monographs in religion and public policy ; no. 1.

  • A history of Sri Lanka
    K.M. de Silva.
    London : C. Hurst ; Berkeley : University of California Press, c1981.

  • Separatist ideology in Sri Lanka : a historical appraisal of the claim for the "traditional homelands" of the Tamils of Sri Lanka
    K.M. De Silva.
    Kandy?] : International Centre for Ethnic Studies, 1987.; Series title: Occasional papers (International Centre for Ethnic Studies) ; 1.

  • Sri Lankan crisis and India's response
    edited by V. Suryanarayan.
    New Delhi : Patriot Publishers, 1991.

  • A special caste? : Tamil women of Sri Lanka
    Else Skjonsberg.
    London : Zed Press ; Westport, Conn., U.S.A. : U.S. distributor, L. Hill, 1982.

  • The undesirables : the expatriation of the Tamil people "of recent Indian origin" from the plantations in Sri Lanka to India
    Yvonne Fries, Thomas Bibin.
    Calcutta : K P Bagchi, 1984.






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