Nebraska Authors

Dane Kennedy

Born 1951

Historian Kennedy taught in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln History Department from 1981 to 2000. He has since taught at George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


British Empire--History; Modern Britain--History; Colonial Empires--History; World History


PhD in History, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1981




Partial listing:

Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction. 2016.
The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia. 2013.
The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World. 2005.
Britain and Empire, 1880-1945. 2002.
The Magic Mountains: Hill Stations and the British Raj. 1996.
Islands of White: Settler Society and Culture in Kenya and Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1939. 1987.

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