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Sudan : race, religion and violence

Author: Jok Madut Jok
Publisher: London : Oneworld Publications, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
"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."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jok Madut Jok
ISBN: 9781780742991 1780742991
OCLC Number: 903763910
Notes: "A Oneworld book."
Description: xii, 364 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The military-Islamic complex and the North-South divide --
Race, religion and the politics of regional nationalism --
Arabism, Islamism and the resource wars in Darfur --
Islamic militancy, memory of the conflict and state illegitimacy --
A deadly combination: militant Islam and oil production --
Insurgency and militarization of society --
Sudan and the rest of the world: the search for peace and security --
Conclusion: Which way Sudan?
Responsibility: Jok Madut Jok.


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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`Masterful and intense; passionately critical and solidly informed - Jok Madut Jok has done it again with his very current and poignant Sudan: Race, Religion and Violence.' -- Richard Lobban - Read more...

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