Hargreaves, John D(esmond)

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HARGREAVES, John D(esmond)

HARGREAVES, John D(esmond). British, b. 1924. Genres: History. Career: Lecturer, University of Manchester, 1948-52; Sr. Lecturer, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone, 1952-54; Visiting Professor, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1960-61, and the University of Ibadan, 1970-71; Professor of History, University of Aberdeen, 1962-85. President, African Studies Association (U.K.) 1972-73. Publications: A Life of Sir Samuel Lewis, 1958; Prelude to the Partition of West Africa, 1963; West Africa: The Former French States, 1967; (ed.) France and West Africa, 1970; West Africa Partitioned, 2 vols., 1974-85; The End of Colonial Rule in West Africa: Essays in Contemporary History, 1979; Aberdeenshire to Africa, 1981; Decolonization in Africa, 1988, rev. ed. 1996; Academa and Empire, 1994. Address: 22 Raemoir Rd, Banchory, Aberdeen AB31 5UJ, Scotland.