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Water, civilisation and power: Sudan's hydropolitical economy and the Al-Ingaz revolution

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This thesis argues that state-building in Sudan in the modern era cannot be understood without a multilevel analysis of the links between water, civilisation and power. More particularly, it focuses on the hydropolitical economy of the Al-Ingaz Revolution since its launch in 1989. I analyse the efforts by Sudan's military-Islamist leaders at material and immaterial transformation of society through visions of hydro-engineering civilisation. “Economic Salvation” -the rescue of Sudan’s economy ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:11f97a61-7594-43ae-a45a-aab1eb06cd68
Local pid:
ora:6475

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