Margery Perham

woman and historian

Died aged 86

Dame Margery Freda Perham DCMG CBE FBA (6 September 1895 – 19 February 1982) was a British historian of, and writer on, African affairs. She was known especially for the intellectual force of her arguments in favour of British decolonisation in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Dame Margery Perham 1895-1982 historian. Key writer and adviser on African affairs lived here 1963-1982

5 Rawlinson Road, Oxford, United Kingdom where they lived (1963-1982)