Islam, Sectarianism, and Politics in Sudan Since the Mahdiyya

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Gabriel Warburg contends that efforts in Sudan to enforce an Islamic state and an Islamic constitution on a multi-religious and multi-ethnic society have led to prolonged civil war, endless military coups, and political, social, and economic bankruptcy. He analyzes the history of Sudan s Islamic politics to illuminate current conflicts in the region. The revolt in 1881 was led by a Mahdi who came to renew and purify Islam. It was in effect an uprising against a corrupt Islamic regime, the largely alien Turco-Egyptian ...

Islam, Sectarianism, and Politics in Sudan Since the Mahdiyya 2003, Hurst & Co., London, England

ISBN-13: 9781850655886

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Islam, Sectarianism, and Politics in Sudan Since the Mahdiyya 2003, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299182908

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Islam, Sectarianism, and Politics in Sudan Since the Mahdiyya 2003, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299182946

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