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Author Verhoeven, Harry, author
Title Water, civilisation and power in Sudan : the political economy of military-Islamist state building / Harry Verhoeven, Oxford University
Imprint New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015
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 人文社會聯圖  HD1699.S8 V47 2015    AVAILABLE    30650020063737
Descript xvi, 314 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Series The African studies series ; 131
African studies series ; 131
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-306) and index
Prologue: the inauguration of the Merowe Dam -- State-building, the environment and the civilisation mission -- Hydraulic civilisation and land of famine: the crafting of the Sudanese state and its sources of power -- Mashru al-Hadhari: the rise of Sudan's Al-Ingaz regime and its civilisation project -- The hydro-political economy of Al-Ingaz: economic salvation through "dams as development" -- The geopolitics of the Nile: Khartoum's dam programme and agricultural revival in the global political economy -- Military-Islamist state building and its contradictions: mirages in the desert, South Sudan's secession and the new hydropolitics of the Nile -- Conclusion: water, civilisation and power -- Appendix: elite interviews and in-depth testimonies
Subject Water resources development -- Government policy -- Sudan
Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Sudan
Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Nile River
Barrages -- Political aspects -- Nile River
Dams -- Political aspects -- Sudan
Economic development -- Political aspects -- Sudan
Sudan -- Politics and government -- 1985-
Islam and politics -- Sudan
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