Civil Uprisings in Modern Sudan: The 'Khartoum Springs' of 1964 and 1985

@inproceedings{Berridge2015CivilUI,
  title={Civil Uprisings in Modern Sudan: The 'Khartoum Springs' of 1964 and 1985},
  author={W. J. Berridge},
  year={2015}
}
After 2011, Sudanese activists proudly cited their very own 'Arab Springs' of 1964 and 1985, which overthrew the country's first two military regimes, as evidence of their role as trend-setters in the region. Whilst some of these claims may be exaggerated, Sudan was indeed unique in the Arab region at the time in that it witnessed not one but two genuinely popular uprisings which successfully uprooted military authoritarianisms. This book offers the first serious academic history of the 1964… CONTINUE READING