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Towns in the Sudan in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Towns in the Sudan in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

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Title: Towns in the Sudan in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Author: Elbushra, Elsayed
Abstract: It is oftena ssumedt hatu rbanl ifei n sub-SaharanA fricaw as firstin troduced by Europeans. Althought his is true of most parts of the continenti,n digenous towns were alreadyi n existencei n both east and west Africab eforeE uropean colonisation. Towns of purely Sudanese, Ethiopian and Nigerian origin bear witnesst o this fact. Indeed, urban lifei n the Sudan goes to as far back as the pre-historipce riod.T his paper is onlyc oncernedw itht he Sudan, and its purpose is to give a short review of Sudanese towns duringt he eighteentha nd early nineteenthce nturies.
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/18689
Date: 2016-01-27


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