The Islamists' First Republic: Development and Disintegration of Islamism in the Sudan

The Islamists' First Republic: Development and Disintegration of Islamism in the Sudan

by Abdullahi A. Gallab

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754671626
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Edition description: 1
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Abdullahi A. Gallab is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Religious Studies at Arizona State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Reflections on Islamism in the Sudan; Elementary forms of the Islamist movement; Competing visions in the aftermath of the October Revolution; From the corporation to the coup; The 1st republic, its sheikh, and community; A call to jihad; End of the 1st republic; The road to Darfur: Islamism without al-Turabi, authoritarianism without Nimairi; Conclusion; Appendix; Index.

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