The Sudan Handbook (Paperback)

The Sudan Handbook By John Ryle Et Al (Editor), John Ryle (Contribution by), Justin Willis (Contribution by) Cover Image
By John Ryle Et Al (Editor), John Ryle (Contribution by), Justin Willis (Contribution by)
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A compact and useable introduction to the understanding of contemporary Sudan, and a convenient reference work.

The Sudan Handbook, based on the Rift Valley Institute's successful Sudan Field Course, is an authoritative and accessible introduction to Sudan, vividly written and edited by leading Sudanese and international specialists.
The handbook offers a concise introduction to all aspects of the country, rooted in a broad historical account of the development of the Sudanese state. It consists of eighteen self-contained, cross-referenced chapters, covering essential topics in the geography, history, sociology, culture and politics of the country, written by outstanding Sudanese scholars and recognized international experts. It includes numerous purpose-drawn maps and diagrams, glossaries of key terms, capsule biographies of key figures, a chronology and a bibliography.

John Ryle, Rift Valley Institute and Division of Social Sciences, Bard College, USA; Justin Willis, Department of History, Durham University, UK and former Director of the British Institute in Eastern Africa; Suliman Baldo, International Center for Transitional Justice, New York, International Crisis Group; Jok Madut Jok, Department of History, LoyolaMarymount University, USA.

Published in association with the Rift Valley Institute.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847010308
ISBN-10: 184701030X
Publisher: James Currey
Publication Date: May 19th, 2011
Pages: 240
Language: English