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Publication details for Dr Cherry Leonardi

Leonardi, Cherry & Abdul Jalil, Musa (2011). Traditional authority, local government and justice. In The Sudan Handbook. Ryle, John, Willis, Justin, Baldo, Suliman & Jok Madut Jok Woodbridge: James Currey. 108-121.

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The Sudan Handbook, based on the Rift Valley Institute's successful Sudan Field Course, is an authoritative and accessible introduction to Sudan, vividly written and edited by leading Sudanese and international specialists.
The handbook offers a concise introduction to all aspects of the country, rooted in a broad historical account of the development of the Sudanese state. It consists of eighteen self-contained, cross-referenced chapters, covering essential topics in the geography, history, sociology, culture and politics of the country, written by outstanding Sudanese scholars and recognized international experts. It includes numerous purpose-drawn maps and diagrams, glossaries of key terms, capsule biographies of key figures, a chronology and a bibliography.


Published in association with the Rift Valley Institute.