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Political-Social Movements: Revolutionary: Sudan
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Sudan has experienced a number of revolutionary movements: for example, the Mahdist messianic movement of the nineteenth century, freeing the area for a time from the British and building its own society and administration; the nationalist movement of the first half of the twentieth century, culminating in independence from the British in 1956; the guerilla war that spanned the second half of the twentieth century and extended into the twenty-first century, pitting the southern region against the northern region, and led pr…

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Hale, Sondra, “Political-Social Movements: Revolutionary: Sudan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0135i>
First published online: 2009

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