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  • Disrupting Territoriesby Jörg Gertel

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • The Borderlands of South Sudanby Christopher Vaughan; Mareike Schomerus; Lotje de Vries

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Dealing with Government in South Sudanby Cherry Leonardi

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 80.00

    Explores various aspects of chiefly authority in South Sudan from its historical origins and evolution under colonial, postcolonial and military rule, to its current roles and value in the newly independent country. more...

  • The War in Darfurby Anders Hastrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in Darfur explores the personal experience of war from... more...

  • Genocide in Darfurby Samuel Totten; Eric Markusen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    In response to the ongoing mass murder of Black Sudanese groups in the Darfur region of Sudan by Sudanese government troops and Arab militias, the US government sent the Darfur Atrocities Documentation Team to various points along the Chad/Sudan in order to interview refugees from Darfur. Based on their investigation, US Secretary of State Colin Powell... more...

  • Becoming Pluralby Richard Boggs

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2013; US$ 12.99

    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$ 44.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Nubiaby Adam Woog

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00


  • Fighting for Darfurby Rebecca Hamilton; Mia Farrow

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 7.39

    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...