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Reviewed by Daniel D Staats for Readers' Favorite
Conflict in the Sudan region seems perennial. Just when we think there is peace, some group decides to raise its head and cause concern. Many people thought that recognizing the country being divided into Sudan and South Sudan would solve the centuries-old issues. Wrong! In Divided by History, Peter Dixon gives us a deeper look into the region’s causes of conflict. Peter has years of experience in the Sudanese region (both in the north and the south). Peter has written a compelling and exciting book exposing the various issues involved in the conflict including the ethnic, religious, and political issues as well as explaining how Sudan being ruled by Egypt, the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, France, and other countries has left its mark in the continual conflict.
In Divided by History, Peter Dixon states that the common view of the problem in the Sudanese region is a conflict between Islam and Christianity. Peter explains the conflict goes much deeper and is much more complicated than this simplistic explanation. Peter writes in a very enjoyable and compelling style. His history is not dry and boring like many historians. Peter draws the reader into the pages as if the reader is living in Sudan during the various periods of history. This book is hard to put down as you want to turn the page to see what happens next. Famous people such as Winston Churchill, Lord Kitchener, and General Gordon of Khartoum are included by their association with the history of Sudan. I loved this book and the information given. This is a must-read for anyone desiring to better understand the conflict in the Sudanese region.