Sudán: Race, Religion and Violence

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Oneworld, 2007 - History - 338 pages
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Sudan is a country in turmoil, ravaged by civil war, plagued by roaming gangs of rebel and government militia, and is rarely out of the news. Despite government propaganda, tales of state-sponsored murder, genocide and humanitarian crises are rife, and there is a real need for a measured investigation which carefully examines the causes of the troubles.In this important book, Jok Madut Jok delves deep into Sudan's culture and past, isolating the factors that cause its fractured national identity. Highlighting the Arabization of the central government in the north and the imposition of this cultural identity upon Darfur and the Christian South, Jok analyses the vicious cycle of violence and goes on to ask what can be done to improve the plight of the Sudanese people in the future.

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This book gave excellent insight into the crisis facing Sudan. Gives an excellent explanation on what led the country to break apart. I only wish an additional edit would have followed once the ... Read full review

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This book will provide the reader a solid background to the conflicts in Sudan both the civil war in Darfur and the broader civil war between the North and South of Sudan. However, as much as I want ... Read full review


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Race Religion and the Politics of Regional Nationalism
Arabism Islamism and the Resource Wars in Darfur

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Jok Madut Jok was trained as an anthropologist and teaches history at Loyola Marymount University.

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