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Empires and Bureaucracy in History: From Late Antiquity to the Modern World, edited by Peter Crooks and Timothy H Parsons. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.


Africa and World War II, edited by Judith A. Byfield, Carolyn A. Brown, Timothy H. Parsons, and Ahmad Alawad Sikainga. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.


The Second British Empire: In the Crucible of the Twentieth CenturyLanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.


The Rule of Empires. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. Paperback Edition 2012.

Honorable Mention, The American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The    PROSE Awards), European and World History, for The Rule of Empires. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Race, Resistance and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004.


The 1964 Army Mutinies and the Making of Modern East Africa. Westport CT: Praeger, 2003.


The African Rank-and-File: Social Implications of Colonial Service in the King's African Rifles, 1902-1964. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1999.


The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.



In Production

The World Comes of Age: Globalization and World History in the 19th Century. New York: Oxford University Press.

The World in the Twentieth Century: A Social History of the Global Era. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (Under contract).

Timothy H. Parsons - Professor of African History - Washington University in St. Louis