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The Resource A history of South Sudan : from slavery to independence, Oystein H. Rolandsen and M. W. Daly

A history of South Sudan : from slavery to independence, Oystein H. Rolandsen and M. W. Daly

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A history of South Sudan : from slavery to independence
Title
A history of South Sudan
Title remainder
from slavery to independence
Statement of responsibility
Oystein H. Rolandsen and M. W. Daly
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
South Sudan is the world's youngest independent country. Established in 2011 after two wars, South Sudan has since reverted to a state of devastating civil strife. This book is the first general history of the new country, from the arrival of Turco-Egyptian explorers in Upper Nile, the turbulence of the Mahdist revolutionary period, the chaos of the 'Scramble for Africa', during which the South was prey to European and African adventurers and empire builders, to the Anglo-Egyptian colonial era. Special attention is paid to the period since Sudanese independence in 1956, when Southern disaffection grew into outright war, from the 1960s to 1972, and from 1983 until the Comprehensive Peace of 2005, and to the transition to South Sudan's independence. The book concludes with coverage of events since then, which since December 2013 have assumed the character of civil war, and with insights into what the future might hold. - publisher
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DLC
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Rolandsen, Øystein H
Dewey number
962.9
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT159.94
LC item number
.R65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Daly, M. W.
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  • South Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
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A history of South Sudan : from slavery to independence, Oystein H. Rolandsen and M. W. Daly
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the land and peoples of the upper Nile -- Ivory and slaves: the nineteenth century -- The second Turkiyya, 1898-1953 -- The curse of colonial continuity, 1953-63 -- The first civil war, 1963-72 -- Regional government: from one civil war to another, 1972-83 -- Eclipsed by war, 1983-91 -- Factional politics, 1991-2001 -- Making unity impossible, 2002-2011 -- Independent South Sudan
Control code
ocn921821890
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 171 pages
Isbn
9780521133258
Lccn
2015036420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40026256973
Other physical details
1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)921821890
Label
A history of South Sudan : from slavery to independence, Oystein H. Rolandsen and M. W. Daly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the land and peoples of the upper Nile -- Ivory and slaves: the nineteenth century -- The second Turkiyya, 1898-1953 -- The curse of colonial continuity, 1953-63 -- The first civil war, 1963-72 -- Regional government: from one civil war to another, 1972-83 -- Eclipsed by war, 1983-91 -- Factional politics, 1991-2001 -- Making unity impossible, 2002-2011 -- Independent South Sudan
Control code
ocn921821890
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 171 pages
Isbn
9780521133258
Lccn
2015036420
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40026256973
Other physical details
1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)921821890

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