This book aims to bring a concern with cultural values and meanings closer to the study of the economic, political, jural, and religious change and development in the Sudan. It concentrates on sections of Sudanese society caught in the rapid changes of the 1970's.
1. The Sudan, the Blue Nile, and the Question of Development 2. Merchants, Markets, and the Dam 3. Farm and Hearth: Women in a Farming Community 4. Law, Courts, and Regional Development 5. Administration, Officials, and Development 6. Village Development Projects: A Case Study 7. Agricultural Schemes: Tenants and Institutions 8. Culture and Development