Ashley Jackson (historian)
|Born||June 24, 1971|
(King's College London)
Ashley Jackson is Professor of Imperial and Military History in the Defence Studies Department at King's College London, and a Visiting Fellow of Kellogg College, University of Oxford. Jackson specialises in British imperial and military history and has a regional interest in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean region.
Jackson gained his master's degree at New College, Oxford in 1993 and his doctorate in 1996. He was a research fellow at Mansfield College, Oxford, a lecturer in Imperial and Commonwealth History at Oxford Brookes University and in, 2004, he joined KCL's Defence Studies Department.
Jackson has published several books including:
- Botswana, 1939-1945 : An African Country at War (1999)
- War and Empire in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean (2001)
- The British Empire and the Second World War (2006)
Mad Dogs and Englishmen: A Grand Tour of the British Empire at its Height (2009)
- Distant Drums : The Role of Colonies in British Imperial Warfare (Feb 2010)
Churchill (2011) Illustrating Empire: A Visual History of British Imperialism (with David Tomkins) The British Empire: A Very Short Introduction (2013) Buildings of Empire (2013)
- "Professor Ashley Jackson". King's College London. 17 December 2009. Retrieved 1 Feb 2010.
Personal website http://ashleyjackson.org
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