Sora - a female name from South Sudan, meaning revolution.
SORA - a revolution in global awareness. A revolution of knowledge

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The following websites have been thoroughly reviewed by the editors and managers of SORA. They provide basic information about Sudan as a nation state. Many sites also provide a simple explanation of the situation in Sudan at present.


Offline Resources

The following list of books and articles are not available online, but are recommended for more in-depth research on Sudan.

Historical Studies of Sudan:

P.M. Holt and M.W. Daly, A History of the Sudan

Peter Woodward, Sudan, 1898-1989

Kenneth Henderson, Sudan Republic

Richard Hill, Egypt in the Sudan, 1820-1881

M.W. Daly, Empire on the Nile and Imperial Sudan

Studies of Post-Independence Sudan:

Mansour Khalid, The Government they Deserve

Gabriel Warburg; Islam, Nationalism, and Communism in a Traditional Society

Robert Collins, Land beyond the Rivers, Shadows in the Grass, and the Waters of the Nile, in The Sudan Notes and Records Journal

Assessments of Southern Sudan's relationship with Khartoum:

Dunstan M. Wai, The African-Arab Conflict in the Sudan

Abel Alier, Southern Sudan

An Arab viewpoint on the Sudanese civil war:

Mohamed Omer Beshir, The Southern Sudan: Background to Conflict

Mohamed Omer Beshir, The Southern Sudan: From Conflict to Peace

A thorough and nuanced review of the conflict in Sudan:

D. Johnson (2003) The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil War, International African Institute, Great Britain.

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