A History of South Sudan: From Slavery to Independence

A History of South Sudan: From Slavery to Independence

by Oystein H. Rolandsen, M. W. Daly


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521133258
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 959,637
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Øystein H. Rolandsen is a Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo. He has written extensively on the history and current affairs of the two Sudans, as well as on the eastern African region.

M. W. Daly has held academic positions in the USA, UK, and the Middle East. He is the author or co-author of many works on Sudan, including A History of the Sudan (with P. M. Holt, 2011), now in its sixth edition; Darfur's Sorrow (Cambridge, 2010), now in its second edition; and Imperial Sudan (Cambridge, 1991).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the land and peoples of Upper Nile; 2. Ivory and slaves: the nineteenth century; 3. The second Turkiyya, 1898–1953; 4. The curse of colonial continuity, 1953–63; 5. The first civil war, 1963–72; 6. Regional government: from one civil war to another, 1972–83; 7. Eclipsed by war, 1983–91; 8. Factional politics, 1991–2001; 9. Making unity impossible, 2002–11; 10. Independent South Sudan.

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