John Iliffe (historian)

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John Iliffe
Born (1939-05-01) 1 May 1939 (age 78)
Nationality British
Known for Books on History of Africa

John Iliffe (born 1 May 1939) is a British historian, specialising in the History of Africa. Iliffe is professor at St John's College, Cambridge. He was awarded the 1988 Herskovits Prize for The African Poor: A History

Notable works[edit]

  • Africans : The history of a continent
  • Tanganyika under German rule, 1905-1912
  • The African Poor : A History
  • East African doctors : a history of the modern profession
  • A Modern History of Tanganyika
  • Honour in African history
  • Famine in Zimbabwe, 1890-1960
  • The emergence of African capitalism
  • Obasanjo, Nigeria and the world
  • A History : The African AIDS Epidemic

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