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Narrative battles: competing discourses and diplomacies of Sudan's "southern problem", 1961-1991

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This dissertation explores the discursive and diplomatic feud between Southern Sudanese rebels in exile and the Sudanese government from 1961 to 1991. It argues that the discursive battle waged for international legitimacy represents a strategic, but often overlooked aspect of the wars in Southern Sudan. The "Southern Problem" – a popular phrase for the series of debates surrounding the political status of Southern Sudan, as a region of a unitary Sudan, an autonomous part of a federal Suda...

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HUMS
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History Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-06-26

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