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Thomas Nast : the father of modern political cartoons

Author: Fiona Deans Halloran
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Nast (1840-1902), the founding father of American political cartooning, is perhaps best known for his cartoons portraying political parties as the Democratic donkey and the Republican elephant. Nast's legacy also includes a trove of other political cartoons, his successful attack on the machine politics of Tammany Hall in 1871, and his wildly popular illustrations of Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly magazine.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biografie
Biography
Named Person: Thomas Nast; Thomas Nast; Thomas Nast
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Deans Halloran
ISBN: 9780807835876 0807835870
OCLC Number: 823575369
Description: xi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Fiona Deans Halloran.
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An excellent, lively, well-researched biography of an important and surprisingly little-discussed figure in American politics and art. It's great fun to read.--Alice Fahs, University of California, Read more...

 
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