Denis William Brogan

Denis William Brogan

Brogan, Denis William, 1900-1974, British historian and political scientist, b. Glasgow, Scotland. He was educated at the Univ. of Glasgow, Oxford, and Harvard and was professor of political science at Cambridge from 1939 to 1968. Brogan was best known as an interpreter of American history and politics for British readers. His writings include The American Political System (1933), Politics and Law in the United States (1941), The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1950), America in the Modern World (1960), American Aspects (1964), and Worlds in Conflict (1967). He was knighted in 1963.
Sir Denis William Brogan (born August 11, 1900 in Glasgow, Scotland; died January 5, 1974), British author and historian.

He studied in Glasgow, Oxford, and Harvard.

From 1939 to 1968, he was professor of political science in Cambridge.

In 1963, he received a knighthood.

He was the brother of journalist Colm Brogan and the father of historian Hugh Brogan.

Works

  • The American Political System (1933)
  • Politics and Law in the United States (1941)
  • The American Character (1944)
  • The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1950)
  • America in the Modern World (1960)
  • American Aspects (1964)
  • Worlds in Conflict (1967)

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