Internationalism and the Three Portugals

The Memoirs of Francis Millet Rogers

by Sheila Rogers Ackerlind (Volume editor)
Others XII, 386 Pages
Series: American University Studies , Volume 131


These are the memoirs of an officer and a scholar. Francis M. Rogers (1914-1989) was awarded the Silver Star Medal in 1942, and in 1950 he became a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor. From 1945 until his retirement in 1981, he was Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. Throughout his teaching career, he endeavored to promote international relations by teaching American students the language and culture of Portugal. He also served as Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and as Chairman of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. The recipient of nine honorary doctorates, Rogers wrote widely on Portuguese culture, linguistics, celestial navigation, and higher education.


XII, 386
ISBN (Book)
New York, Bern, Frankfurt/M., Paris, 1992. XII, 386 pp.

Biographical notes

Sheila Rogers Ackerlind (Volume editor)

The Editor: Sheila R. Ackerlind is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point). Awarded the B.S.L. from Georgetown University and the Ph.D. from Yale University, she belongs to the honorary societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. She is the author of Patterns of Conflict: The Individual and Society in Spanish Literature to 1700 (Peter Lang, 1989), King Dinis of Portugal and the Alfonsine Heritage (Peter Lang, 1990), and several articles on early Spanish and Portuguese literature.


Title: Internationalism and the Three Portugals