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Saviors and Survivors Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror

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ISBN-10: 0307377237

ISBN-13: 9780307377234

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mahmood Mamdani

List price: $26.95
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From the author of the highly praisedGood Muslim, Bad Muslim,the first analysis of the crisis in Darfur that considers the events of the last few years within the broad context of the history of Sudan, as well as examines the efficacy of the world's response to the crisis. Illuminating the deeply rooted causes of the current conflict, Mahmood Mamdani explains how it began as a civil war (1987-89) triggered by a severe drought, its effects shaped by the way British colonial officials had tribalized Darfur, dividing its population between "native" and "settler" tribes, thereby creating homelands for the former at the expense of the latter; how the war was reignited in the 1990s when the…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/17/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Mahmood Mamdani is Director of Makerere Institute of Social Research at Makerere University and Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at Columbia University

Acknowledgments
Map
Introduction
The Save Darfur Movement and the Global War on Terror
Globalizing Darfur
The Politics of the Movement to Save Darfur
Darfur in Context
Writing Race into History
Sudan and the Sultanate of Dar Fur
A Colonial Map of Race and Tribe: Making Settlers and Natives
Building Nation and State in Independent Sudan
The Cold War and Its Aftermath
Rethinking the Darfur Crisis
Civil War, Rebellion, and Repression
Conclusion: Responsibility to Protect or Right to Punish?
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index