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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
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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."--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.

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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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`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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