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Sudan : race, religion and violence

Author: Jok Madut Jok
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2007.
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"In this investigation, Jok Madut Jok delves deep into Sudan's culture and history, isolating the factors that have caused its fractured national identity. With first-hand testimonies, Jok provides a decisive critique of a country in turmoil, and addresses what must be done to break the tragic cycle of racism, poverty, and brutality that grips Sudan and its people."--BOOK JACKET.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jok, Jok Madut.
Sudan.
Oxford : Oneworld, 2007
(OCoLC)608456552
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jok Madut Jok
ISBN: 9781851683666 1851683666
OCLC Number: 61177325
Description: 338 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
1. The military-Islamic complex and the North-South divide --
2. Race, religion and the politics of regional nationalism --
3. Arabism, Islamism and the resource wars in Darfur --
4. Islamic militancy, memory of the conflict and state illegitimacy --
5. A deadly combination : militant Islam and oil production --
6. Insurgency and militarization of society --
7. Sudan and the rest of the world : the search for peace and security --
8. Conclusion : Which way Sudan? --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Maps --
Index.
Responsibility: Jok Madut Jok.

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Delving deep into Sudan's history and culture, this fascinating book isolates the factors which cause its fractured national identity and the proliferation of violence.  Read more...

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"In a set of skillfully argued and well-researched chapters, the author examines the role of religion, race and resource wars." Choice "Jok Madut Jok's book is a useful guide to the multiple forces, Read more...

 
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