Sudan's Blood Memory:: The Legacy of War, Ethnicity, and Slavery in South Sudan

Sudan's Blood Memory:: The Legacy of War, Ethnicity, and Slavery in South Sudan

by Stephanie Beswick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580461511
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 02/15/2004
Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora Series , #17
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents



Introduction

Geography and Brief History of Sudan

The Changing Nilotic Frontier

Slave Raids, Wars, and Migrations

Communities of the Sobat/Nile Confluence: The Padang

Communities on the Eastern Nile: The Bor

Communities in the Southwest: The Southern Bahr el-Ghazal

Communities in the Northwest: The Northern Bahr el-Ghazal

Grain, Cattle, and Economic Power

Totemic Religion

Human Sacrifice, Virgins, and River Spirits

Priests, Politics, and Land

Ethnic Expansion by Marriage

Sovereign Nations Within the Dinka

Eighteenth-Century Slavers and Traders

Nilotic Chaos: Dika, Nuer, Atwot, and Anyuak

Politics and Stratification among Stateless Peoples

Summary and History

Legacy of the Pre-Colonial Era

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