Darfur : colonial violence, sultanic legacies and local politics, 1916-1956 /
This work engages with a fundamental question in the study of African history and politics: to what extent did the colonial state re-define the character of local politics in the societies it governed? Existing scholarship on Darfur under the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium (1916-1956) has suggested that...
Woodbridge, Suffolk :
James Currey/Boydell & Brewer,
Boydell & Brewer, 2015.
|Series:||Eastern African studies (London, England)
- Frontcover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Glossary; Map of Darfur showing colonial administrative divisions and ethnic groups; Introduction; 1 State Authority and Local Politics before 1916: The Darfur Sultans, Turco-Egyptian Rule and the Mahdiyya; 2 Colonial Conquest and the Politics of Alliance in Darfur, 1916-1921; 3 'Healthy Oppression'? Native Administration and State Violence in Western Darfur, 1917-1945; 4 Native Courts and Chieftaincy Disputes in Pastoralist Darfur, 1917-1937.
- 5 Defining Territories, Policing Movement and the Limits of Legibility in Pastoralist Darfur, 1917-19506 Late Colonialism in Darfur: Local Government, Development and National Politics, 1937-1956; Conclusion: State Formation, Violence and Conflict in Historical Perspective; Bibliography; Index.