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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 144.00
Sudan, the largest country in Africa, became independent in 1956, to find it had a foot in both the Arab Muslim and the Black African camps. Almost immediately a sixteen year civil war began, ending with autonomy for the South, which devolved into chaos. A second southern revolution broke out in 1983 when the government introduced the Sharia law, which... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95
This incisive study adds a new dimension to discussions of Egypt's nationalist response to the phenomenon of colonialism as well as to discussions of colonialism and nationalism in general. Eve M. Troutt Powell challenges many accepted tenets of the binary relationship between European empires and non-European colonies by examining the triangle of... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
Contains essays by US government officials and personnel from nongovernmental organizations, ranging from those who were involved in designing the project; hiring and training the investigators, interpreters and support personnel; and the investigators themselves. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
I am the translator who has taken journalists into dangerous Darfur. It is my intention now to take you there in this book, if you have the courage to come with me. The young life of Daoud Hari?his friends call him David?has been one of bravery and mesmerizing adventure. He is a living witness to the brutal genocide under way in Darfur. The Translator... more...
- Zed Books 2008; US$ 22.95
Darfur has become synonymous with genocide and humanitarian crisis. A guide to the conflict, this book provides a short history of the region, and traces the origins, organization and ideology of the infamous Janjawiid and other rebel groups, including the Sudan Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
This book deals with the conflict between Northern and Southern Sudan over the Abeyi region and other border areas. This area has historically been a model of peaceful coexistence and cooperation but since its independence it has become a point of violent confrontation. Frontiers of Unity provides an essential background to the complexities of the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 169.99
TheHistorical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubiacovers the period of Nubian history from the Paleolithic to the end of Medieval Christianity. It includes the rapidly expanding field of Nubian archaeology that centers ancient African history along the Nile but beyond the better-known field of Egyptology. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as a case study of some of the wider debates currently... more...