In this 1971 essay, Joseph Garang, a leading Sudanese Marxist intellectual and activist in the 1960s and early 1970s, makes a case for a united Sudan. He draws from the wealth of Marxist theory to elucidate the political economy of power and marginality that undergirds the ethnic nationalism that plagued the country and silenced the voices of those who attempted to reckon with structural inequality. In addition to their obvious contributions to Sudanese leftist historiography, Garang's views are as relevant today as they were decades ago. Garang scrupulously examines multicultural identities, justice and marginality, and ethnic secessionist politics.

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