South Sudan: Colonialism, Resistance and Autonomy.pdf
Sudan has long been a country of two halves, united by colonial boundaries. Juba, the capital of South Sudan, was the center of huge celebration when the country was declared a new and independent state in 2012. This landmark book recounts how the South history unrolled over the past 100 years - essential reading for anyone needing to understand Sudan today.
Dr. Lam Akol, born 15 July 1950 in Athidhwoi, Upper Nile, is a South Sudanese politician of Shuluk descent. He is the current leader of SPLM for Democratic Change (SPLM-DC), which he founded 6 June 2009. He is a former high-ranking official in the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), and subsequently became the minister of foreign affairs for the Republic of Sudan from September 2005 to October 2007, when the Khartoum government offered the SPLA several other key ministries as part of a peace agreement. Dr. Akol started his career as a lecturer in chemical engineering at the University of Khartoum, with a PhD from the University of London. Alan Goulty (foreword writer)retired in 2008 after 40 years service in the British Diplomatic Service, including postings as Ambassador to Tunisia (2004-8) and Sudan (1995-9), and as the UK Special Representative for Sudan (2002-4) and Darfur (2005-6), when he led the UK team in the Naivasha and Abuja peace talks. He was Director (Assistant Secretary-equivalent) for the Middle East and North Africa in the FCO from 2000-2002 and has also served in Cairo, Washington, Khartoum and Beirut. He was a Fellow of the Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs at Harvard from 1999-2000. Education BA (Hons) in Modern History from the University of Oxford in 1968 and MA in 1971.BA (Hons) in Modern History from the University of Oxford in 1968 and MA in 1971.
Preface Maps Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 - The Peoples of South Sudan Chapter 3 - Provinces of Southern Sudan, 1898-1956 Chapter 4 - Fashoda: A Colonial Watershed? Chapter 5 - Condominium Policies towards the South, 1922-1947 Chapter 6 - The Juba Conference and Afterwards Chapter 7 - The Beginnings of Organized Action Chapter 8 - Self-government, 1953-1955 Photographs: Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Independence Chapter 9 - Independent Sudan, 1956-1964 Chapter 10 - The Liberation Struggle, 1960-1964 Chapter 11 - The Second Democratic Period, 1964-1969 Chapter 12 - Developments in the Liberation Struggle, '1965-1972 Photographs: Prime Ministers of Sudan and Ministers from Southern Sudan Chapter 13 - The Addis Ababa Agreement Chapter 14 - The Regional Government Chapter 15 - Conclusion Notes Bibliography Appendices Index