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Traditional authority, local government and justice.

Leonardi, Cherry and Abdul Jalil, Musa (2012) 'Traditional authority, local government and justice.', in The Sudan handbook. London: Rift Valley Institute [digital edition], pp. 108-121.


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.

Item Type:Book chapter
Additional Information:Print edition published by James Currey, an imprint of Boydell & Brewer, in 2011.
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Publisher statement:Copyright (a) The Rift Valley Institute and Contributors. Digital edition of The Sudan Handbook published under Creative Commons license Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative
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Date deposited:22 May 2012
Date of first online publication:May 2011
Date first made open access:No date available

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