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Comic empires

Imperialism in cartoons, caricature, and satirical art

Edited by Richard Scully and Andrekos Varnava

Comic empires

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Book Information

  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN: 978-1-5261-4296-2
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Price: £90.00 (incl. VAT)
  • Published Date: November 2019
  • BIC Category: History, COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / General, HISTORY / General, Humanities / Social & cultural history, Comic Book & Cartoon Art, Humanities / Colonialism & imperialism
  • Series: Studies in Imperialism

Description

Contents

1 Introduction: The importance of cartoons caricature and satirical art in imperial contexts, Richard Scully & Andrekos Varnava
PART ONE: High Imperialism and Colonialism
2 Courting the Colonies: Linley Sambourne, Punch, and Imperial Allegory, Robert Dingley & Richard Scully
3 'Master Jonathan" in Cuba: A Case Study in Colonial Bildungskarikatur, Albert D. Pionke & Frederick Whiting
4 'The International Siamese Twins': The Iconography of Anglo-American Inter-Imperialism, Stephen Tufnell
5 'Every Dog (No Distinction of Color) Has His Day': Thomas Nast and the Colonization of the American West, Fiona Halloran
PART TWO: The Critique of Empire and the Context of Decolonization -
6 The Making of Harmony and War, from New Year Pictures to Propaganda Cartoons during China's Second Sino-Japanese War, Shaoqian Zhang
7 David Low and India, David Lockwood
8 Between imagined and 'real': Sarikhan's al-Masri Effendi: cartoons in the first half of the 1930s, Keren Zdafee
9 The Iconography of Decolonization in the Cartoons of the Suez Crisis, 1956, Stefanie Wichhart
10 Punch and the Cyprus Emergency, 1955-9, Andrekos Varnava & Casey Raeside
PART THREE: Ambiguities of Empire -
11 Outrage and Imperialism, Confusion and Indifference: Punch and the Armenian Massacres of 1894-6, Leslie Rogne Schumacher
12 Ambiguities in the fight waged by the socialist satirical review Der Wahre Jacob against militarism and imperialism, Jean-Claude Gardes
13 The 'Confounded Socialists' and the 'Commonwealth Co-operative Society': Cartoons and British Imperialism during the Attlee Labour Government, Charlotte Riley
14 Australian cartoonists at the end of Empire: no more 'Australia for the White Man', David Olds & Robert Phiddian
Index

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