Roland Oliver


1923   -   2014

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
educated at: King's College
occupation: historian, university teacher, writer
award received: Fellow of the British Academy

Roland Anthony Oliver FBA (30 March 1923 – 9 February 2014) was an Indian-born English academic and Emeritus Professor of African history at the University of London. Throughout a long career he was an eminent researcher, writer, teacher, administrator and organiser, who had a profound effect on the development of African Studies in the United Kingdom.
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