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A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Abdullahi A. Gallab

Abstract

This book chronicles the sociopolitical history and development of violence in the Sudan, and explores how it has crippled the state, retarded the development of a national identity, and ravaged the social and material life of its citizens. Beginning with the development of colonial states in Sudan, it establishes a solid base of discussion through an assessment of the country under Turko-Egyptian (1821–1875) and Anglo-Egyptian British (1898–1956) rules, examining institutional features, inherent violence, and the remnants of those legacies today. The book extends its investigation into the po ... More

Keywords: colonial state, postcolonial state, reproduction of Islam, reproduction of Arabism, slavery, Jallaba, civil society, violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780813036885
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813036885.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Abdullahi A. Gallab, author
Arizona State University