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Sudan, South Sudan, and Darfur : What Everyone Needs to Know - Andrew S. Natsios

Sudan, South Sudan, and Darfur

What Everyone Needs to Know

Paperback Published: 18th May 2012
ISBN: 9780199764198
Number Of Pages: 280

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The two-volume Oxford Companion to American Politics is the first reference work to provide detailed, in-depth coverage of all aspects of American Politics. Top scholars of American Politics have written entries that surpass all previous reference material on the subject and provide scholars and students with ready access to sophisticated, comprehensive material. Long entries form the core of the book, covering such topics as climate change, terrorism, welfare policies, nuclear proliferation, voting behavior, and think tanks. Each of these entries include high-level scrutiny of the literature, history and future of the topic. The Companion also includes a number of entries from the 2001 Oxford Companion to Politics of the World, revised as necessary to bring coverage of such topics as foreign aid, and nuclear weapons up to date. In the current context of political gridlock, international tension, economic underperformance and social division, students of American politics need to focus on more than the inner workings of their own political institutions, important as that focus is. They also need to approach their work with as wide an understanding of our contemporary international and domestic economic, social and cultural conditions as it is possible for them quickly and easily to acquire. The Oxford Companion to American Politics has been designed precisely to meet the full range of those needs.

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Natsios provides a clear and dispassionate general introduction to the country's history and politics, designed for the lay reader ... The book's main achievement, though, is to succinctly explain Sudan's history of conflict and violence. * Nicolas van de Walle, Foreign Affairs *
an enlightening first port of call for those who wish to know more about this region. * Andrew S. Natsios, Times Literary Supplement *

Chapter 1: A Tale of North and South Chapter 2: First and Second Periods of Modern Sudanese History (1821-1898) Chapter 3: The Third Period of Modern Sudan (1898-1956) - The Anglo-Egyptian Condominium Chapter 4: Fourth Period of Modern Sudan (1956-2005) - Independent Sudan Chapter 5: The Fourth Period Continued - The Second Rebellion and the Turabist State Chapter 6: The Bashir-Turabi Coup of 1989, the Rise and Fall of Hassan al-Turabi, and U.S. Policy towards Sudan Chapter 7: The three wars of Darfur Chapter 8: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement, U.S. sanctions on Sudan, John Garang's death, and the implementation challenges of the CPA Chapter 9: The Darfur Peace Process Chapter 10: The fifth period of Sudanese History (2005-present), Sudan's Future, the Referendum on Southern Independence, the Structure of political and economic power in the North and the South, the Prospects for the Glossary of Terms Bibliography

ISBN: 9780199764198
ISBN-10: 0199764190
Series: What Everyone Needs to Know
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 18th May 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3

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