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Sudan : the failure and division of an African state
Cockett, Richard, author
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
The one-city state -- Populists and civil war, 1956-89 -- The National Islamic Front and Turabi in power, 1989-2000 -- Sudan and the West: slavery, conscience and al-Qaeda -- Darfur: how the killing was allowed to happen -- Darfur: the vortex -- Surviving in the north, failing in the south, 2005-10 -- New nations, old ways.

Over the past two decades, the situation in Africa's largest country, Sudan, has progressively deteriorated: the country is in second position on the Failed States Index, a war in Darfur has claimed hundreds of thousands of deaths, President Bashir has been indicted by the International Criminal Court, a forthcoming referendum on independence for Southern Sudan threatens to split the country violently apart. In this fascinating and immensely readable book, the Africa editor of the Economist gives an absorbing account of Sudan's descent into failure and what some have called genocide. Drawing on interviews with many of the main players, Richard Cockett explains how and why Sudan has disintegrated, looking in particular at the country's complex relationship with the wider world. He shows how the United States and Britain were initially complicit in Darfur - but also how a broad coalition of human-rights activists, right-wing Christians, and opponents of slavery succeeded in bringing the issues to prominence in the United States and creating an impetus for change at the highest level.
Baker Berry DT159.6.D27 C63 2016

Ideology and practice : relations between China and Tanzania in historical perspective, 1968-1985
Prah, Kwesi Djapong Lwazi Sarkodee, 1980- author
Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, 2016
Africa and China in perspective -- Ideology and practice : converging and diverging realities -- China and Tanzania : foreign policy -- Case studies of international cooperation -- Mwongozo wa TANU and Chinese assistance 1975-1980 -- Perceptions of a decade of relations (1970-1980) : oral testimonies -- Policies, realities and reforms.
Baker Berry DT445.5.C6 P73 2016

The new black middle class in South Africa
Southall, Roger, author
Johannesburg : Jacana, 2016
Baker Berry DT1758 .S68 2016

Copts and the security state : violence, coercion, and sectarianism in contemporary Egypt
Guirguis, Laure, author
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
Introduction -- Institutionalized violence and the identity-state -- Purity as an embodiment of security? -- The Coptic Church : as space of resistance and ally of the regime -- Intracommunitarian dynamics and tensions -- Sectarianism, authoritarianism and the dynamics of fear -- Contesting sectarianism -- Conclusion
Baker Berry DT72.C7 G8413 2017

Disentangling consciencism : essays on Kwame Nkrumah's philosophy
edited by Martin Odei Ajei ; foreword by Kwame Gyekye
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016
Baker Berry DT512.3.N57 D57 2016

Chronicles of the Egyptian Revolution and its aftermath : 2011-2016
Bassiouni, M. Cherif, 1937- author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2017]
Baker Berry DT107.88 .B37 2017

Smara : carnets de route d'un fou du d├ęsert
Vieuchange, Michel, 1904-1930, author
[Paris] : Libretto, [2013]
Baker Berry DT346.S7 V53 2013

African unification : law, problems, and prospects
Oteng Kufuor, Kofi, author
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2016]
Baker Berry DT30.5 .O845 2016

Ptolemy I : king and Pharaoh of Egypt
Worthington, Ian, author
New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Baker Berry DT92 .W67 2016

Human rights, race, and resistance in Africa and the African diaspora
edited by Toyin Falola and Cacee Hoyer
New York, NY : Routledge, 2017
Human rights as natural rights : the quest for a theoretical grounding -- Exploring the social protection right of the African child -- Untangling discursive reproduction : negras, sterilization, and reproductive rights in Brazil -- Human rights and physical capital : panacea to sustainable development in Africa -- Yearning for whiteness : racial identification among the coloureds of Antigua, 1660s-1860s -- The African drum, Bantu world and South African-United States transnational linkages, 1949-1954 -- Organized labor and the struggle for black and working-class citizenship in Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1899-1902 -- State violence, radical protest and the black/African female body -- Revolution at the crossroads : re-framing the Haitian revolution from the heights of Platons -- Uprooted : African Americans in Mexico; international propaganda, migration, and the resistance against U.S. racial hegemony -- Re-membering Samson otherwise : resistance, revolution, and relationality within the carnivalesque-creolized chronotope of Judges 13-16a.
Baker Berry DT15 .H86 2017

Moroccan dreams : oriental myth, colonial legacy
Minca, Claudio, author
London : I.B. Tauris, 2016
Baker Berry DT310.3 .M56 2016

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