Great Nations Still Enchained
Cartoonists' Vision of Empire, 1848-1914
By (author) Roy Douglas
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Great Nations Still Enchained by Roy Douglas
Book DescriptionThe grandeur of the great imperial powers of the nineteenth century - Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary and even the burgeoning United States, was constantly subverted by the cartoonists of the day. As Roy Douglas reveals, cartoons are often more accurate guides to popular feelings than the newspapers in which they appeared. In this, his third look at history through the eyes of the cartoonist, Roy Douglas provides a clear historical narrative which explains the subtle meaning below the surface of the cartoons. Taken from the period leading to the First World War, these cartoons are as fresh - and often as shocking - as the day they were drawn.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415068567
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Sep-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Redhill & Reigate, Paperback (March 2016)
This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Redhill & Reigate have changed and developed over the last century.
Between the Wars 1919-1939, Paperback (August 2013)
Douglas covers all the great political and social issues of the interwar period. His greatest gift is for concise, clear explanation, setting each cartoon into its historical context. The scope is international.
Between the Wars, 1919-39, Hardback (March 1992)» View all books by Roy Douglas
Published in newspapers or magazines, political cartoons depicted popular concerns such as the Depression, rising nationalism and aggression between World War I and World War II. This study examines the political and social issues revealed by political cartoons during this period.
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