Sudan

A Nation in the Balance

Contents
Where rivers meet 3 A land of diversity 5 A bird's eye view 7 Early history 11 The nation state defined 15 Four generations of conflict 17 What is the war about? 20 The bread-basket of the Arab world? 22 Of drought and development 24 Coping with change in the Red Sea Hills 28 An equilibrium destroyed 32 The health of the nation 34 I want to learn 37 Living on the edge of the city 39 Making ends meet in the city 42 Making ends meet in the countryside 45 Ayen Mawai goes fishing 48 Of vets and paravets 50 Co-ops — Kebkabiya-style 52 A marginalised majority 55 A nation in the balance 57 Dates and events 60 Sudan: facts and figures 61 Oxfam in Sudan 62 Further reading 64 Acknowledgements 64
CRISPIN HUGHES/OXFAM

Oxfam UK and Ireland
This book converted to digital file in 2010

Chris Peters

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Faces of Sudan (clockwise from top right): Red Sea Hills; north Tokar; Bahr el Ghazal; ahr el Gazal; Red Sea ills; Northern Darfur.

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