Wm. Roger Louis is Kerr Professor of English History and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin and Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford. His books include "Imperialism at Bay, The British Empire in the Middle East" and, most recently, "Ends of British Imperialism" (I.B.Tauris). He is Editor-in-Chief of "The Oxford History of the British Empire,"
The Transfer of Power in Africa: Decolonization, 1940-1960