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Nuer Dilemmas: Coping with Money, War, and the State

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Through the pioneering efforts of the famed British anthropologist E. E. Evans-Pritchard, the Nuer of southern Sudan have become one of anthropology’s most celebrated case studies. Now Sharon Hutchinson combines fresh ethnographic evidence and contemporary theoretical perspectives to show not only what has happened to the Nuer since their 1930s encounters with Evans-Pritchard, but, more…

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War in South Sudan: the civilian toll

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Africa Watch conducted field research in south Sudan in June and July 1993 to gather information about rules of  war violations in the conflict. The following is a preliminary report of findings and recommendations to the United  Nations, the United States, the international community and all sides to the conflict for ending abuses.

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The sanity factor: expatriate behaviour on African relief programmes

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Most of the people who start to work for relief agencies in Africa have not bad previous experience of knowingly contributing to the suffering and death of a large number of people. Relief agencies do not tend to attract people who have this sort of experience, and they do not include it in their job…

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Christians, Colonists, and Conversion: A View from the Nilotic Sudan.

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This article is an attempt to examine a number of interrelated factors which can be cited to account for the relative failure of evangelical Christianity in three pastoral, Nilotic-speaking communities of the southern Sudan, the Dinka, Nuer, and Atuot. The social context of missions was largely created by the British colonial presence, so that it…

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The Southern Sudan Today

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In the early 1960s there was a growing movement among the people of the Southern Sudan to break away from the Sudan Republic, caused by their oppression and exploitation at the hands of the Government. To understand what was happening, this article (1963) provides a short account of the historical background, and of the political…

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