Sudan, Darfur and the nomadic conflicts
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Sudan, Darfur and the nomadic conflicts

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Published by Rosen Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPhilip Steele
SeriesOur world divided, Our world divided
LC ClassificationsDT155.6 .S74 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25276249M
ISBN 109781448860289
LC Control Number2012010639

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Sudan, Darfur and the Nomadic Conflicts. Our World Divided. The different peoples making up Sudan have a long history of ethnic conflict. There has been civil war between the north and the south, as well as conflict among the various ethnic communities and nomadic groups living within these regions. Readers examine the civil unrest that has divided. Sudan, Darfur and the nomadic conflicts. [Philip Steele] -- Discusses the Sudan, including its history, ethnic conflicts, and natural resources. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Whether you remember Darfur, or weren't even aware that South Sudan was a country, the books on this list will get you up to speed. On Ap . From the author of Good Muslim, Bad Muslim comes an important book, unlike any other, that looks at the crisis in Darfur within the context of the history of Sudan and examines the world’s response to that crisis. In Saviors and Survivors, Mahmood Mamdani explains how the conflict in Darfur began as a civil war (—89) between nomadic and peasant tribes over fertile land in the south Reviews:

  More than 80 tribes are distributed in the Darfur region of Sudan. The composition of tribes is intricate. Moreover, the production modes are different, which are composed of the Arab involved in the nomadic herding and non-Arab black people engaged in farming. In the early days, the armed conflicts occurred frequently among various tribes mainly arising. Mediation Support Team (JMST) for the Darfur peace process, and various NGOs. He is the author of the book Chroniques du Darfour (Glénat, ), a number of reports on Darfur and Chad for the Small Arms Survey and ‘Darfur: a war for land?’ in Alex de Waal (ed.), War in Darfur and the Search for Peace (). He holds a PhD in African.   But while the revolution brought some change to Sudan’s cities, that is not the case in Darfur, where the notorious janjaweed — nomadic Arab militias — still ride free. Heavily armed gangs. Conflict in Darfur A separate conflict that remained unresolved centred on the Darfur region in western Sudan. The conflict began in when rebels launched an insurrection to protest what they contended was the Sudanese government’s disregard for the western region and its non-Arab population.

^ "64 killed in fresh tribal clashes in Sudan's South Darfur state". Xinhua. 30 May Retrieved 1 June ^ Abdelaziz, Khalid (30 May ). "Darfur tribes' battle for gum arabic trade leads to 64 deaths". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 June ^ "Tribal clashes 'leave 64 dead' in Sudan's Darfur". Agence France Presse. 30 May   Conflict between communities tore Darfur apart in the early s, killing and displacing hundreds of thousands of people. Many never dared to return to their home villages. The impression is sometimes given that the Darfur conflict is a result of a civil war which started in the South and eventually radiated to Darfur, including notably the southern Blue Nile, Eastern Sudan, Nuba Mountains and Abyie regions – some of the most underdeveloped and marginalized regions of the Sudan. Indigenous peoples and Arab migrants have coexisted for centuries in the Darfur region of Sudan. Dominant tribes welcomed the settlement of other groups and recognized them in local governments. But in the past 30 years, recurrent episodes of drought and desertification have plagued the region, leading to conflicts over resources and livestock within and between Arab and indigenous groups.