Literary Sudans: A Warscapes Retrospective

From Africa is a Country Wed Dec 5 2012, 19:05:11

Guest Post by Bhakti Shringarpure In the past decade, not many places have been as over-represented or as under-understood than Sudan and the newly formed South Sudan. From a barrage of news articles to a flurry of op-eds, from millions of dollars spent on advertising and brand-management for Darfur activism to insipid, shallow visits from [...]

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