Nancy Dupree

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Nancy Dupree
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Born(1927-10-03)October 3, 1927[1]
DiedSeptember 9, 2017(2017-09-09) (aged 89)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationAdministrator
TitleDirector of the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University
SuccessorPosition vacant

Nancy Hatch Dupree (3 October 1927[2] – 9 September 2017)[1] was an American historian whose work primarily focused on the history of modern Afghanistan.[3] She was born in India to American parents.

Dupree went to Barnard College and Columbia University to study Chinese.[4]

Dupree was the director of the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University in Afghanistan and author of five books that she compiled while studying the history of Afghanistan from 1962 until the late 1970s.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Dalrymple, William (5 April 2013). "I Think I'll Just Finish My Chips". Newsweek Pakistan (AG Publications (Private) Limited). Archived from the original on 12 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  2. Staff (23 May 2014). "Nancy Hatch Dupree: United States Public Records". FamilySearch. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. News agencies (10 September 2017). "Nancy Dupree: Renowned US historian dies in Afghanistan". Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera Media Network. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. Bohlen, Celestine (9 July 2002). "A Love Affair With Afghanistan Continues at 74; Her Guidebook Inspired a Play, And She Fights for a Nation's Soul" – via NYTimes.com.