The peoples of southern Sudan have suffered nearly two centuries of colonial rule under the Turko-Egyptian, the Mahdiya, the AngloEgyptian, and the post-independence northern regimes. There is little need to repeat yet again this rather long history. Attention is only called here to the activities and policies of these colonial regimes which have contributed to the cleavage between the predominantly Muslim North and non-Muslim South.
"Sudan: The North-South Conflict in Historical Perspective,"
Contributions in Black Studies:
Vol. 15, Article 3.
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