A Concise History of South Sudan

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Anders Breidlid, Avelino Androga Said, Astrid Kristine Breidlid
African Books Collective, 2010 - History - 336 pages
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This textbook in history is primarily intended for secondary schools in South Sudan. The focus is on the history of South Sudan, and is in this sense a pioneer work since it is the country's first secondary school book dealing primarily with the history of the South. Even though the focus is on South Sudan its history cannot be interpreted in a vacuum, and particularly North-South relations are discussed extensively in the book. Secondary school students in Sudan have either studied the history of Kenya and Uganda, or the history of North Sudan since no history book for South Sudan has existed. The book may also be of interest to academics, politicians, historians and college and university students as well civil society groups such as churches, youth and women's groups.
 

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Contents

1 What Historians Do
1
2 The Early History of Sudan
15
3 NineteenthCentury Turning Point
76
4 South Sudan under the Rule of the Anglo Egyptian Condominium 18981945
112
5 The Independence Struggle 1942 1958
147
6 From the Torit Mutiny Military Rule and Armed Resistance to the Addis Ababa Agreement of 1972
191
7 The Southern Regional Government 19721983
228
8 The Second Civil War 19832005
269
9 The Meaning of the CPA
309
Back cover
339
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ANDERS BREIDLID is professor of International Education at Oslo University College, Norway, and has conducted research in South Africa, Sudan, Cuba and Chile. He headed, with Jean Baxen, a National Research Foundation-funded research project on Cultural Values, HIV/AIDS and Education, which resulted in this book. He has been visiting professor at UCT (1997-98); the Instituto Pedagogico Latinamericano y Caribeno, Havana (2005); and the Pontifica Universidad Catolica, Santiago/Villarrica (2008-09).

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