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The history of the nineteenth century in caricature, by Arthur Bartlett Maurice and Frederic Taber Cooper.

Author/Creator:
Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946.
Publication:
New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1970.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 363 p. illus., facsims., maps, ports. 24 cm.
Subjects:
History, Modern -- 19th century -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Nineteenth century -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Caricature -- History.
Summary:
The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature depicts historic events through the lens of the great satirists of the 19th century. Caricatures by Hogarth, Gillray and Cruikshank are prominently displayed in the chapters on the Napoleonic Era. Other chapters feature commentary and illustrations on Waterloo through the Crimean War, The Civil and Franco-Prussian Wars and the End of the Century.
Contents:
The Napoleonic Era. The beginning of political caricature
Hogarth and his times
James Gillray
Bonaparte as first consul
The emperor at his apogee
Napoleon's waning power
From Waterloo through the Crimean War. After the downfall
The "Poire"
The baiting of Louis-Phillipe
Mayeux and Robert Macaire
From Cruikshank to Leech
The beginning of Punch
Retrospective
'48 and the Coup d'Etat
The struggle in the Crimea
The Civil and Franco-Russian Wars. The Mexican War and slavery
Neglected opportunities
The south secedes
The four years' struggle
Nations and men in caricature
The outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War
The Debacle
The end of the century. The evolution of American caricature
The third French Republic
General European affairs
Thomas Nast
The American political campaigns of 1880 and 1884
The influence of journalism
Years of turbulence
American parties and platforms
The Spanish-American War
The Boer War and the Dreyfus Case
The men of to-day.
Notes:
Reprint of the 1904 ed.
Contributor:
Cooper, Frederic Tabor, 1864-1937.
Cooper, Frederic Taber, 1864-1937.
ISBN:
0815403429
OCLC:
102979
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