Ireland is one of the few countries perhaps the last where the boundaries between politics and art have never been fixed.
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|Birth:||28th October, 1904|
|Death:||27th December, 1986|
|Profession:||Editor, Historian, Journalist, Writer|
George Bubb Dangerfield was born in Newbury, Berkshire, England. He was an English-American journalist, historian, writer and the literary editor of Vanity Fair from 1933 to 1935. He is known primarily for his book The Strange Death of Liberal England, a classic study of the rapid decline of the Liberal Party in the United Kingdom in the years before World War I. In 1927 he received his B.A. from Hertford College, Oxford. In 1930 he moved to the United States, married Mary Lou Schott in 1941, and became an American citizen in 1943. He won the 1953 Bancroft Prize and the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for History. In the UK and in Ireland, he collected material for his last book, The Damnable Question: A Study of Anglo-Irish Relations, which was a finalist in 1976 for the National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction.
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