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  • Darfur: A tragedy of climate changeby Mohamed Osman Akasha

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 31.51

    In 2003, Darfur started to attract the attention of the international community following the outbreak of the conflict. Since then, much is being written on what is happening on the ground, much less about the root causes of the conflict, and that is the reason why it has been looked at from a political perspective rather than from a scientific one.... more...

  • Tears of the Desertby Halima Bashir

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 15.99

    Halima Bashir was born in the remote desert of Darfur, Sudan, and was raised in a loving family that was part of the black African Zaghawa tribe. In a rare privilege for a girl of her village, she attended junior and secondary school in a nearby town. Bashir proved herself academically gifted and went on to study medicine, becoming her tribe?s first... more...

  • Tears of the Desertby Halima Bashir; Damien Lewis

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Like the single white eyelash that graces her row of dark lashes?seen by her people as a mark of good fortune?Halima Bashir?s story stands out. Tears of the Desert is the first memoir ever written by a woman caught up in the war in Darfur. It is a survivor?s tale of a conflicted country, a resilient people, and the uncompromising spirit of a young... more...

  • The International Politics of Mass Atrocitiesby David R. Black; Paul D. Williams

    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...

  • Becoming Pluralby Richard Boggs

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19

    In July 2011, Sudan officially 'became plural', as the country split in two; the unofficial north - south divide between the Arabdominated north and the more ethnically African south was formalised, after the people of Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to separate from the rest of the country. Becoming Plural is a beautifully illustrated travelogue... more...

  • Violent Conflict and Peacebuildingby Johan Brosché; Daniel Rothbart

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This book examines the continuing devastation in the Darfur region of Sudan, from the perspective of a multiplicity of conflicts of distinct types. The crisis reached its peak in 2003?2004, when certain Arab militias joined forces with the Sudan armed forces in a campaign against insurgent resistance movements. Engulfed in the tumult, Darfurians... more...

  • Frontiers Of Unityby Francis Deng

    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...

  • Legitimacy, Peace Operations and Global-Regional Securityby Linnéa Gelot

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    At the turn of the century the regional-global security partnership became a key element of peace and security policy-making. This book investigates the impact of the joint effort made by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) to keep the peace and protect civilians in Darfur. This book focuses on the collaboration that takes place... more...

  • Disrupting Territoriesby Jörg Gertel; Richard Rottenburg; Sandra Calkins

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 65.63

    "Nowhere has a range of case studies of Sudan been brought together in a single volume. Given the concern with the growing number and complexity of conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan there is a significant readership in academic circles and from those involved in humanitarian organisations of all kinds." Professor Peter Woodward, University of Reading... more...

  • Fighting for Darfurby Rebecca Hamilton; Mia Farrow

    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...