When Allah made the Sudan, Allah laughed
  • Francis A. Lees
  • Hugh C. Brooks


Geography and history have not treated the Sudan kindly. Years ago when the Turks, and later the Egyptians and the British governed the area, few of them disagreed — nor did the majority of the local inhabitants — that the Sudan was a strange place in which to live. Mostly arid, conquered by many, it is only recently that the Sudan has begun to offer a better life to its people. Today, most of its leaders are working to develop the country into a nation. How well they succeed will affect the fortunes of not only the seventeen million Sudanese but perhaps over one hundred million residents of Africa and the Middle East.


Political Development Slave Trade Nile Basin Nubian Sandstone Extreme South 
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  • Hugh C. Brooks

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