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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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 115.00
The genocide in Darfur erupted in 2003 but its seeds had been planted years before. Following years of attacks on their villages, livelihoods and persons, as well as political and economic disenfranchisement by the Government of Sudan, the black Africans of Darfur rebelled. In retaliation, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir had his troops and an Arab... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
Namibia is a sizeable and significant country in southern Africa that is little known to the outside world. A vast country of startling beauty with a storied history, including one of the world's worst genocides and a war of independence that lasted nearly a quarter century, this "land between two deserts" is a fascinating result of its African, German,... more...
- New Horizon Press 2011; US$ 24.99
This compelling, human story is coupled with timely issues facing the world: the crisis in Darfur, control of limited oil reserves, terrorism by radical Islamic groups. Told through the experiences of two boys, Ayuel Leek and Beny Ngor Chad, the book traces the journey of thousands of displaced children who walked for months across barren land, menaced... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 10.99
A concise and illuminating account of the turbulent history, economics, and culture of Sudan, this timely book is essential for anyone who wants to know more about the complicated country and the changes to come with the independence of South Sudan in July 2011. more...
The Nineteenth-Century Wars Between the Manasir People of Northern Sudan and the British Colonialist InvadersThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
An engaging historical examination of the Manasir people of the Sudan and their battles with the British in the late nineteenth century. This study surveys the historical evidence, both written and oral. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 29.95
Places Sudan's oil industry (examined here in macro, micro and political terms), its economy, external relations and changing politics under the impact of the Darfur conflict and the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, in the wider context of the expansion of Asia's global economic strength. more...