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...

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Main Author: Vaughan, Christopher, 1981-
Format: eBook
Published: Woodbridge, Suffolk : James Currey/Boydell & Brewer, 2015.
Boydell & Brewer, 2015.
Series:Eastern African studies (London, England)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 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.