Historical Dictionary of the Sudan

Historical Dictionary of the Sudan

by Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, John O. Voll, Richard A. Lobban Jr.
     
 
This third edition of "The Historical Dictionary of the Sudan" focuses on the Sudan in Islamic times from the 14th century to the present. There is more on the sultanates of Sinnar and Dar Fur, the Mahdiya, and the history of Islam in the Sudan, especially the chronology and analysis of significant events of the past decade, which has seen a radical Islamist movement

Overview

This third edition of "The Historical Dictionary of the Sudan" focuses on the Sudan in Islamic times from the 14th century to the present. There is more on the sultanates of Sinnar and Dar Fur, the Mahdiya, and the history of Islam in the Sudan, especially the chronology and analysis of significant events of the past decade, which has seen a radical Islamist movement in power in Khartoum. The revised Bibliography contains new sections built upon the recent proliferation of literature on women in the Sudan, minority and human rights, Islamism, opposition movements, and refugees and exiles from the Sudan. Comprehensive reference and research tool for undergraduate students and generalist researchers.

Author Biography: Richard Andrew Lobban, Jr. is Professor of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island College where he served as Director, Program of African and Afro-American Studies. Robert Kramer is Associate Professor of History at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, where he teaches courses on Africa and the Middle East. Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban is Professor of Anthropology and Director of General Education at Rhode Island College.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A revised, updated, and expanded edition of John Voll's authoritative first edition of 1978. The extensive (148-page) bibliography remains the single most valuable feature. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810825475
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/1992
Series:
African Historical Dictionaries Series , #53
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
527
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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