Jamhuryat es-Sudan (The Republic of The Sudan)
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1821 the area that is now Sudan was conquered by the Egyptians. In 1881 Muhammad Ahmad, proclaiming himself the Mahdi, led an uprising and gained control until, in 1899, an Anglo-Egyptian army defeated the Mahdi and established an Anglo-Egyptian condominium.


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Further Reading

  1. Craig, G. M. (ed.) Agriculture of the Sudan. OUP, 1991Google Scholar
  2. Daly, M. W., Sudan. [Bibliography] 2nd ed. ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1992Google Scholar
  3. Gurdon, C, Sudan in Transition: A Political Risk Analysis. London, 1986Google Scholar
  4. Halasa, A., et al. The Return to Democracy in Sudan. Geneva, 1986Google Scholar
  5. Holt, P. M., A Modern History of the Sudan. New York, 3rd ed. 1979Google Scholar
  6. Khalid, M., The Government They Deserve: the Role of the Elite in Sudan’s Political Evolution. London, 1990Google Scholar
  7. Woodward, P., Sudan. 1898–1989: the Unstable State. London, 1991Google Scholar

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