Contents List of MapsPreface to the First EditionPreface to the Sixth EditionAbbreviations and Acronyms Introduction: The Land and the People PART ONE: Before the Turco-Egyptian Conquest 1. The Eastern Bilad al-Sudan in the Middle Ages 2. The Eastern Bilad al-Sudan from the early Sixteenth to the early Nineteenth Century PART TWO: The Turco-Egyptian Period: 1820-81 3. The Inauguration of the Turco-Egyptian Regime: 1820-25 4. Settlement and Stagnation: 1825-62 5. The Era of Khedive Isma'il: 1863-81 PART THREE: The Mahdist State: 1881-98 6. The Mahdist Revolution: 1881-85 7. The Reign of the Khalifa 'Abdallahi: 1885-98 PART FOUR: The Anglo-Egyptian Condominium: 1899-1955 8. Pacification and Consolidation: 1899-1913 9. Revolt and Reaction: 1914-36 10. The Development of Sudanese Nationalism: 1937-52 11. The Achievement of Independence, 1953-56 PART FIVE: The Independent Sudan 12. Parliamentary and Military Government: 1956-69 13. The Era of Jaafar Nimeiri: 1969-85 14. The transitional Government and the Third Parliamentary Regime: 1985-89 15. The National Islamic Front in Power, 1989-99 16. The Sudan and the New Millenium Select Bibliography
The only English-language book to provide a full history of Sudan, including the most recent crisis in Darfur.
P.M.Holt is Professor Emeritus of the History of the Near East, University of London.Martin Daly is head of the Department of Humanities and Social Science, Kettering University, USA. He has recently published Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide with CUP.