Oliver, Roland Anthony

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OLIVER, Roland Anthony

OLIVER, Roland Anthony. British (born India), b. 1923. Genres: Area studies, History. Career: Professor Emeritus of African History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1986- (Lecturer, 1948- 58; Reader, 1958-63; Professor, 1963-86). Co-Ed., with J. D. Fage, Journal of African History. Publications: The Missionary Factor in East Africa, 1952; Sir Harry Johnston and the Scramble for Africa, 1957; (with J.D. Fage) A Short History of Africa, 1962; (with A. Atmore) Africa since 1800, 1967; (with B.M. Fagan) Africa in the Iron Age, 1975; (with A. Atmore) The African Middle Ages 1400-1800, 1980; The African Experience, 1991; The Realms of Gold: An Autobiography, 1997. EDITOR: The Dawn of African History, 1958; (with G. Mathew) A History of East Africa, 1963; The Middle Age of African History, 1966; (with J.D. Fage) Papers in African Prehistory, 1970; (with J.D. Fage) Cambridge History of Africa, 8 vols., 1975-86. Address: Frilsham Woodhouse, Newbury, Berks. RG18 9XB, England.

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