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The root causes of Sudan's civil wars

The root causes of Sudan's civil wars

Author: Douglas H Johnson
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Kampala : Fountain Publishers, 2003.
Series: African issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Sudan's post-independence history has been dominated by long, recurring, and bloody civil wars. Most commentators have attributed the country's political and civil strife either to an age-old racial and ethnic divide between Arabs and Africans or to colonially constructed inequalities. In The root causes of Sudan's civil wars, Douglas H. Johnson examines historical, political, economic, and social factors to come to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Douglas H. (Douglas Hamilton), 1949-
Root causes of Sudan's civil wars.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Kampala : Fountain Publishers, 2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas H Johnson
ISBN: 0253342139 9780253342133 0253215846 9780253215840 0852553927 9780852553923 0852553919 9780852553916 9970022997 9789970022991
OCLC Number: 50280001
Description: xx, 234 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The historical structure of north-south relations --
British overrule, 1899-1947 --
Nationalism, independence & the first civil war, 1942-72 --
The Addis Ababa Agreement & the regional governments, 1972-83 --
The beginning of the second civil war, 1983-85 --
The momentum of liberation, 1986-91 --
The SPLA split : surviving factionalism --
The segmentation of SPLA-United & the Nuer civil war --
Multiple civil wars --
The war economy & the politics of relief --
Ideas of peace & war in the Sudan.
Series Title: African issues.
Responsibility: Douglas H. Johnson.
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Updated with commentary on the Peace Agreement and the war in Darfur.  Read more...


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Anyone wanting to understand this African tragedy should read Douglas Johnson's The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars ...Mr. Johnson offers a brilliant analysis of the war and its causes written in Read more...

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