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Wm. Roger Louis

ProfessorD.Phil., 1962, and D.Litt., 1979, Oxford University

Professor; Kerr Chair in English History and Culture; Distinguished Teaching Professor
Wm. Roger Louis



History of the British Empire and Commonwealth, the Middle East, India, and end of empires


Courses taught:
His teaching fields are the British Empire/Commonwealth and the history, literature, and politics of nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain.

Geographic Area(s) of Study: Middle East, Europe: Modern, South Asia

Thematic Field(s): Empire and Globalization 

Recent Publications: 
Professor Louis has recently published Ends of British Imperialism: the Scramble for Empire, Suez, and Decolonization (2006). He has written or edited more than thirty books including Imperialism at Bay (1977) and The British Empire in the Middle East (1984). His edited publications include The End of the Palestine Mandate (1986), The Transfers of Power in Africa(1988), Suez 1956 (1989), The Iraqi Revolution (1991), and Churchill (1993). 

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