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Unity Out of Diversity? The Making of a Modern Christian Monument in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Robin Cormack

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The landscape of Khartoum was changed when in 1906 a British Arts and Craft architect was commissioned to build the Anglican Cathedral of All Souls — partly as a memorial to General Gordon. The ... More


A Tale of Three Cities: Khartoum

Abdullahi A. Gallab

in A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036885
eISBN:
9780813041827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036885.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter addresses the development of the colonial state and the construction of the colonial capital city, Khartoum, as well as its extensions as progressive forms of colonization and modes of ... More


Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001999
eISBN:
9780226002019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002019.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. This book examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a ... More


The Camel in the Zoo *

William Twining

in Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter relates the experiences of the author at the University of Khartoum in Sudan. The anecdotes in here can all be interpreted as cross-cultural parables from which one could draw a variety ... More


Becoming Displaced

in Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001999
eISBN:
9780226002019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002019.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the fundamental processes that result in displacement and the complex problems to which it gives rise. War as an act of aggression and dominance obliterates people's basic ... More


Gendered Rituals

in Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001999
eISBN:
9780226002019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002019.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates a specific example of how displaced women from the South who settle in predominantly Muslim, Arabized Khartoum thrive by crafting new meanings of self and community, time ... More


Remembering Khartoum and Other Tales of Displacement

Donald Martin Carter

in Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the origins of the African diaspora and the elusive hope of peace and return to the homeland. The focus is in Sudan, which has been the site of contemporary civil unrest, ... More


Egypt and the Sudan

James Heartfield

in The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1838–1956: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491673
eISBN:
9780190662981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491673.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Egypt in the nineteenth century had been an Ottoman outpost, but Mehmet Ali Pasha won home rule as Khedive, a title the Sublime Porte recognized for his grandson Ismail. Egypt was already heavily ... More


Colonialism, Memory, Masculinity: The Four Feathers and the Redemption of Empire

Kamran Rastegar

in Surviving Images: Cinema, War, and Cultural Memory in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390168
eISBN:
9780199390199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390168.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses upon the British colonial context, beginning with an examination of the British imperial defeat at Khartoum in 1885 at the hands of Sudanese Mahdists, a defeat which the ... More


To Be a Christ: Striving for Righteousness at the Pall Mall Gazette, 1880–8

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

As assistant editor, then editor of the Pall Mall Gazette from 1880 to 1888, W. T. Stead pioneered what became known as the ‘New Journalism’, or journalism with a mission. The chapter considers ... More


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