By Douglas H. Johnson
Sudan’s post-independence background has been ruled through lengthy, ordinary, and bloody civil wars. so much commentators have attributed the country’s political and civil strife both to an age-old racial and ethnic divide among Arabs and Africans or to colonially built inequalities. within the Root factors of Sudan’s Civil Wars, Douglas H. Johnson examines old, political, fiscal, and social components to come back to a extra refined realizing of the trajectory of Sudan’s civil wars. Johnson specializes in the basic changes among the trendy Sudan’s first civil battle within the Sixties, the present warfare, and the minor conflicts generated by way of and contained in the greater wars. neighborhood and foreign elements, comparable to humanitarian reduction, oil profit, and terrorist firms, are pointed out and tested as underlying matters that experience exacerbated the violence. Readers will locate an immensely readable but nuanced and well-informed dealing with of the heritage and politics of Sudan’s civil wars.
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