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They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
by Benson Deng
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A stunning literary memoir from three of Sudan's Lost Boys recounts a harrowing, horrific journey across an unforgiving landscape and mourns the culture that they left behind.... (read more)

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They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan
by Benson Deng
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Benjamin, Alepho, and Benson were raised among the Dinka tribe of Sudan. Their world was an insulated, close-knit community of grass-roofed cottages, cattle herders, and tribal councils. The lions and pythons that prowled beyond the village fences were... (read more)

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Famine That Kills: Darfur, 1984-1985
Famine That Kills: Darfur, 1984-1985
by Alex De Waal
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In 2004, Darfur, Sudan was described as the "world's greatest humanitarian crisis." Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Famine that Kills is a seminal account of that famine, and a social history of the region. In a... (read more)

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Inside Sudan Political Islam Conflict
Inside Sudan Political Islam Conflict
by Donald Petterson
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Sudan, governed by an Islamic fundamentalist dictatorship, has come into conflict with the United States and other countries not because of its religious orientation but because of its record of human rights abuses and support for terrorism. The country... (read more)

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Emma's War
Emma's War
by Deborah Scroggins
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Tall, striking, and adventurous to a fault, young British relief worker Emma McCune came to Sudan determined to make a difference in a country decimated by the longest-running civil war in Africa. She became a near legend in the bullet-scarred, famine... (read more)

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The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur
The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur
by Brian Steidle
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Former United States Marine Brian Steidle served for six months in Darfur as an unarmed military observer for the African Union. There he witnessed first-hand the ongoing genocide, and documented every day of his experience using email, audio journals... (read more)

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Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide
Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide
by M W Daly
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Darfur is a region set apart: huge, remote, and poverty stricken. Its people are today locked in conflict, terrorized by the lawless Arab militia known as janjawid, which has created what the United Nations has called ‘the world's worst... (read more)

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Darfur: A Short History of a Long War (African Arguments)
Darfur: A Short History of a Long War (African Arguments)
by Julie Flint
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The humanitarian tragedy in Darfur has stirred politicians, Hollywood celebrities and students to appeal for a peaceful resolution to the crisis. Beyond the horrific pictures of sprawling refugee camps and lurid accounts of rape and murder lies a complex... (read more)

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Of Beetles & Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard
Of Beetles & Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard
by Mawi Asgedom
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This acclaimed memoir tells the unforgettable story of a young boy's journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to Chicago, where his family survived on welfare. Mawi followed his father's advice to "treat people . . . as though they were angels sent from... (read more)

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Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond
Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond
by Don Cheadle
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An Academy Award-nominated actor and a renowned human rights activist team up to change the tragic course of history in the Sudan -- with readers' help While Don Cheadle was filming Hotel Rwanda, a new crisis had already erupted in Darfur, in nearby... (read more)

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The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars
The Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars
by Douglas Hamilton Johnson
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Sudan's post-independence history has been dominated by long, recurring, and bloody civil wars. Most commentators have attributed the country's political and civil strife either to an age-old racial and ethnic divide between Arabs and Africans or to... (read more)

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Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror
Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror
by Mahmood Mamdani
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From the author of Good Muslim, Bad Muslim comes an important book, unlike any other, that looks at the crisis in Darfur within the context of the history of Sudan and examines the worlds response to that crisis. In Saviors and Survivors, Mahmood Mamdani... (read more)

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Emma's War: An Aid Worker, a Warlord, Radical Islam, and the Politics of Oil--A True Storyof Love and Death in Sudan
Emma's War: An Aid Worker, a Warlord, Radical Islam, and the Politics of Oil--A True Storyof Love and Death in Sudan
by Deborah Scroggins
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Emma McCune?s passion for Africa, her unstinting commitment to the children of Sudan, and her youthful beauty and glamour set her apart from other relief workers from the moment she arrived in southern Sudan. But no one was prepared for her decision to... (read more)

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Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars (03 Edition)
Root Causes of Sudan's Civil Wars (03 Edition)
by Douglas H. Johnson
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Sudan's post-independence history has been dominated by political and civil strife. Most commentators have attributed the country's recurring civil war either to an age-old racial divide between Arabs and Africans, or to recent colonially constructed... (read more)

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Darfur Darfur
Darfur Darfur
by Leslie Thomas
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DARFUR/DARFUR: LIFE/WAR is a powerful collection of images from some of the world's most celebrated photojournalists who have documented an ongoing genocide that has claimed more than 300,000 lives and has displaced about 2.5 million people. Launched... (read more)

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A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide
A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide
by Eric Reeves
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The main theme of this new book is that the Khartoum regime is committing genocide in Darfur while the international community watches in silence or with mere hand-wringing. Publication of such an important book, at this critical moment in the Darfur... (read more)

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Darfur Diaries: Stories of Survival
Darfur Diaries: Stories of Survival
by Jen Marlowe and Aisha Bain and Adam Shapiro
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In February, 2003, the Sudanese Liberation Army in Darfur (the western region of Sudan) after years of oppression took up arms against the Sudanese government. The government and allied militias answered the rebellion with mass murder, rape and the... (read more)

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The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa's Worst Human Rights Crimes
The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa's Worst Human Rights Crimes
by John Prendergast
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Had Enough? Join activists, organizations, and celebrities to fight human rights crimes in Africa. Human rights activist John Prendergast and Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle bring us an empowering and hopeful new book, as they reveal the steps being... (read more)

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Slave: My True Story
Slave: My True Story
by Mende Nazer
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Mende Nazer lost her childhood at age twelve, when she was sold into slavery. It all began one horrific night in 1993, when Arab raiders swept through her Nuba village, murdering the adults and rounding up thirty-one children, including Mende. Mende was... (read more)

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God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir
God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir
by John Bul Dau
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This unforgettable book is the first-person account of a miracle--indeed, a whole series of miracles. A tale of suffering, tragedy, and sorrow redeemed by indomitable resolve and a stubborn refusal to despair, it's set in a Sudan shadowed by unrelenting... (read more)

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