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History of the Sudan: From the Coming of Islam to the Present Day, a

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Here is a new edition of well-known introductory history of the Sudan, which takes events of this troubled region up to 1998. This extended coverage considers the last years of Jaafar Nimeiri's government to his fall from power in 1985; the subsequent transitional military regime; the return to parliamentary rule, and the current attempts to establish an Islamic state unde ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published March 17th 2000 by Pearson (first published January 1st 1979)
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The best concise history of Sudan. Clearly getting dated. Still, indispensable for understanding.
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Peter Malcolm Holt was Emeritus Professor of the History of the Near and Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University. He was a historian of the Middle East, broadly interpreted: his main interests, geographically, were in Sudan, Egypt and Syria.
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