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Terence Osborn Ranger (born 1929) is a prominent African historian, focusing on the history of Zimbabwe. Part of the post-colonial generation of historians, his work spans the pre- and post-Independence (1980) period in Zimbabwe, from the 1960s to the present.
Total Books: 20
Ranger is an emeritus fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford, England. He previously held the chair of Rhodes Professor of Race Relations at the university.
One of his famous works is a collaboration with Eric Hobsbawm called The Invention of Tradition.
In 1980, Ranger founded the Britain Zimbabwe Society with Guy Clutton-Brock, of which he is now president (). He also a trustee of the Asylum Welcome organisation, and much of his academic work has been concerned with human rights in Zimbabwe. He has spoken out against forced removals from the UK of Zimbabwean asylum seekers during the current crisis in Zimbabwe.
In retirement, Prof Ranger has been made a fellow of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies.