Requiem For The Sudan: War, Drought, And Disaster Relief On The Nile, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Requiem For The Sudan

War, Drought, And Disaster Relief On The Nile, 1st Edition

By J. Millard Burr, Robert O Collins, J Millard Burr

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After a decade of uneasy peace, the historic conflict between the Northern Sudanese, who identify with their Middle Eastern neighbors, and the Southern Sudanese, who are of African heritage, erupted into violent conflict in 1983. This ferocious civil war, with its Arab militias and widespread use of automatic weapons, has devastated the populace. N

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1 The Death of a Dream, 2 The Politics of Food, 3 Battering the Dispossessed, 4 Starvation in the South, 5 The International Response, 6 Operation Lifeline Sudan, 7 The Return of the Military, 8 The Junta Is Challenged, 9 Escalating the War and Reducing Relief, Conclusion: A Decade of Despair

About the Authors

J. Millard Burr is a former relief coordinator for Operation Lifeline Sudan, U.S. Agency for International Development. Robert O. Collins is professor of history at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies