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Politics, Ink How America's Cartoonists Skewer Politicians, from King George III to George Dubya

ISBN-10: 0742536386

ISBN-13: 9780742536388

Edition: 2005

Authors: Edward J. Lordan

List price: $20.95
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Description:

This fun and extensively illustrated book tells the story of the American political cartoon from its origins to today. Edward J. Lordan follows the development of artists, politics, media, American society, and the technology of cartooning, and interviews contemporary political cartoonists on the workings behind the art form. He critiques numerous cartoons to show what goes into effective political cartoonsand how and why we respond to them.
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 9.50" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface
The History of American Political Cartoons
Cartoons and the Birth of the Nation (1740 to 1785)
Complexity in Government and Media (1786 to 1860)
The Medium Matures (1860 to 1900)
World Wars and Economic Depression (1900 to 1945)
Cartooning in the Broadcast Era (1946 to 2000)
The State of the Art: The Modern Editorial Cartoon
Creators and Consumers
Process and Effect
In Their Own Words: Cartoonists on Cartooning
Epilogue: The Future of American Editorial Cartoons
Notes
Bibliography
Cartoon Credits
Index