Chapter

The Sociopolitical Construction of a Country

Abdullahi A. Gallab

in A Civil Society Deferred

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780813036885
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041827 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813036885.003.0001
The Sociopolitical Construction of a Country

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This chapter sets forth and frames an analysis of the rise of the Sudanese order and its social, political, and cultural productions. It focuses on: three transformations within the pre-colonial, colonial, and postcolonial state; how these transformations affected the written and unwritten rules for emerging social and political groups; and how various sociopolitical developments and institutions have produced various types of violence.

Keywords: Sudan; antiquity; Sudanese order; Sultanes; Islam; class; slavery

Chapter.  8820 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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