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Dr. Seuss goes to war : the World War II editorial cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel

Author: Richard H Minear; Theodor Seuss Geisel; Seuss, Dr.; Art Spiegelman; Mandeville Special Collections Library.
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents more than two hundred reproductions of the political cartoons of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, written during World War II for the daily newspaper, "PM," between 1941 and 1942, and that comment on isolationism, racism, and anti-Semitism. Primary source material.
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Genre/Form: Caricatures and cartoons
Cartoons
Cartoons (humorous images)
Catalogs
Cartoons - 20th Century
Named Person: Seuss, Dr.; Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler; Seuss, Dr.; Theodor Seuss Geisel; Seuss, Dr.; Theodor Seuss Geisel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Minear; Theodor Seuss Geisel; Seuss, Dr.; Art Spiegelman; Mandeville Special Collections Library.
ISBN: 156584565X 9781565845657 1859847811 9781859847817 1565847040 9781565847040
OCLC Number: 42472252
Notes: Political cartoons originally published in PM.
"Published in cooperation with the Dr. Seuss Collection at the University of California at San Diego."
Introduction by Art Spiegelman.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Art Spiegelman --
Some important dates --
Dr. Seuss and PM --
The home front --
Hitler and Nazi Germany --
The rest of the world --
Winning and war --
Concluding thoughts. --
Acknowledgments and sources --
Chronological listing of cartoons.
Other Titles: PM (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Richard H. Minear.

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Presents more than two hundred reproductions of the political cartoons of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, written during World War II for the daily newspaper, "PM," between 1941 and 1942, and that comment on isolationism, racism, and anti-Semitism. Primary source material.

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"A stunning disinterment of the other Dr. Seuss, the editorial cartoonist during World War II. A shocker -- this cat is not in the hat!" -- Studs Terkel "And now, rescued from the newsprint where Read more...

 
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