The Work of Kings
The New Buddhism in Sri Lanka
H. L. Seneviratne
The University of Chicago Press
Chicago and London
I wish to thank the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (ANCL),
The Upali Group of Newspapers, the Sunday Times, and photographers Sriyantha Walpola, Denzil Pathiraja, Ajit Seneviratne, Cyril Vimalasurendra, and Sudath Malaweera for their assistance in obtaining photographs.
I wish to thank Phil McEldowney and Sajjad Yusuf of the Alderman Library, University of Virginia, for their unrivalled professionalism and courtesy in responding to my numerous bibliographical requests. Valuable bibliographic assistance was also provided by the LEO service of the Alderman Library. David Brent and Richard Allen guided the progress of this work through the press with care, interest, and the highest standards of editorial expertise. I would also like to record my appreciation of the enthusiastic work of Betsy Solaro.
I wish to thank the Fulbright Faculty Research program and the WennerGren Foundation for Anthropological Research for providing funds that enabled me to take leave from normal duties for purposes of extended fieldwork.
Parts of this work were presented at various academic fora including the . . .