Professor of History
Columbia University, PhD 1968
King Juan Carlos Center, Room 710
Field of Study:
Areas of Research/Interest:
Democratization in Africa; origins of segregation in South Africa, China in sub-Saharan Africa from the 1960s to present, Planned Cities of Vision in Africa, from Antiquity to the Present
Jews and Judaism in African History. (Princeton: Markus Wiener, 2009).
History of Warwick, 1697-1997 (Royal Fireworks Press, 1997).
Co-author, World Civilizations 2 vols (W.W. Norton, 1997).
American Enterprise in South Africa (NYU Press, 1990).
Modern Africa: Change and Continuity (Prentice-Hall, 1980).
Southern Africa: Civilizations in Turmoil (NYU Press, 1981).
African Cities and Towns before the European Conquest (W.W. Norton, 1976).
Munyakare: African Civilization before the Batuuree (John Wiley, 1974).