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The Southern Sudan in Historical Perspective / Edition 1

The Southern Sudan in Historical Perspective / Edition 1

by Robert O. Collins


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Robert O. Collins is one of the most prolific authors on Africa, the Sudan,and the Nile. The Southern Sudan in Historical Perspective, based on a seriesof lectures he gave in 1973 to the Department of Middle Eastern and AfricanHistory and the Shiloah Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies atTel Aviv University, is a succinct and engaging study of the Southern Sudan,from its origins in antiquity, the British occupation of the early twentiethcentury, the civil disturbances of 1955, its independence in 1956, to theviolence of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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ISBN-13: 9781412805858
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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johnthefireman on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A reprint of a 1975 book by an acknowledged expert on Sudan. It's a short book, based on a series of lectures. As one expects from Collins, it is excellent, although the new edition could have benefited from some proof-reading and perhaps a modern preface.