THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Secrets & lies

While researching Kenya, she found shocking truths about the British empire

Caroline Elkins won a 2006 Pulitzer Prize for her book 'Imperial Reckoning'.
Caroline Elkins won a 2006 Pulitzer Prize for her book "Imperial Reckoning". (Janet Knott / Globe Staff Photo) Janet Knott / Globe Staff Photo
By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / July 3, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

CAMBRIDGE -- Wiry and energetic, the Hugo K. Foster Associate Professor of African Studies at Harvard University coils in her chair and speaks with rapid force about her book that recently won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize. (Full article: 1497 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass