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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86
Sudan's post-independence history has been dominated by political and civil strife. Most commentators have attributed the country's recurring civil war either to an age-old racial divide between Arabs and Africans, or to recent colonially constructed inequalities. This book attempts a more complex analysis, briefly examining the historical, political,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 45.00
The use of child soldiers in the Sudan Civil War has shattered the accepted understanding of why children join armies. Thousands of children signed up to participate in Africa?s longest running civil war, yet so far the international community and the academic world have viewed them as victims rather than participants. In this groundbreaking new study,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
The 2011 split of Sudan and the conflicts that have followed make it a case of ongoing significance for understanding state-building in Africa. Examining both the north-south divide and the spread of violence from Darfur, this study shows how colonial legacies have shaped state formation and charts out a path to inclusive citizenship and democracy.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
Moving beyond the current fixation on "state construction," the interdisciplinary work gathered here explores regulatory authority in South Sudan's borderlands from both contemporary and historical perspectives. Taken together, these studies show how emerging governance practices challenge the bounded categorizations of "state" and "non-state." more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
One of the most detailed books on the Lost Boys of Sudan since South Sudan became the world's newest nation in 2011, this is a memoir of Majok Marier, an Agar Dinka who was 7 when war came to his village in southern Sudan. During a 21-year civil war, 2 million lives were lost and 80 percent of the South Sudanese people were displaced. Tens of thousands... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 149.99
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...
- BRILL 2012; US$ 212.00
Based on Mamluk and Venetian sources, this book offers a thorough analysis of the various conflicts arising around Levant trade. It demonstrates how these conflicts more often than not cut across cultural divides in Late Medieval Mamluk Alexandria. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 26.99
Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make a difference. When we failed to stop the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, we promised to never let such a thing happen again. But nine years later, as news began to trickle out of killings in western Sudan,... more...