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Dr Seuss Co Go To War

Author : André Schiffrin
ISBN : 1595585451
Genre : History
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Presents the wartime editorial cartoons published in the New York daily newspaper PM, and created by such artists as Dr. Seuss, Saul Steinberg, Al Hirschfeld, Arthur Szyk, Carl Rose, and Mischa Richter.
Category: History

Dr Seuss Goes To War

Author : Richard H. Minear
ISBN : 1859844405
Genre : American wit and humor, Pictorial
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For decades, readers throughout the world have enjoyed the stories and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel. These witty, trenchant cartoons capture the zeitgeist with a wonderful Seussian flair, savaging Hitler, Japan and Mussolini, and exhorting readers to support the war effort An introduction by Art Spiegelman, and commentary by Richard H. Minear, a historian of the era, place the cartoons in context and provide insight into the national climate they reflect.
Category: American wit and humor, Pictorial

Horton Escucha A Quien Horton Hears A Who

Author : Dr. Seuss
ISBN : 1930332351
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Becoming Dr Seuss

Author : Brian Jay Jones
ISBN : 9781524742805
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. Whimsical and wonderful, his work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. The silly, simple rhymes are a bottomless well of magic, his illustrations timeless favorites because, quite simply, he makes us laugh. The Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, Horton, and so many more, are his troupe of beloved, and uniquely Seussian, creations. Theodor Geisel, however, had a second, more radical side. It is there that the allure and fasciation of his Dr. Seuss alter ego begins. He had a successful career as an advertising man and then as a political cartoonist, his personal convictions appearing, not always subtly, throughout his books—remember the environmentalist of The Lorax? Geisel was a complicated man on an important mission. He introduced generations to the wonders of reading while teaching young people about empathy and how to treat others well. Agonizing over word choices and rhymes, touching up drawings sometimes for years, he upheld a rigorous standard of perfection for his work. Geisel took his responsibility as a writer for children seriously, talking down to no reader, no matter how small. And with classics like Green Eggs and Ham, and One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, Geisel delighted them while they learned. Suddenly, reading became fun. Coming right off the heels of George Lucas and bestselling Jim Henson, Brian Jay Jones is quickly developing a reputation as a master biographer of the creative geniuses of our time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Educating About Social Issues In The 20th And 21st Centuries Vol 3

Author : Samuel Totten
ISBN : 9781623965259
Genre : Social Science
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EDUCATING ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES IN THE 20th and 21st Centuries: A Critical Annotated Bibliography, Volume 3 is the third volume in a series that addresses an eclectic host of issues germane to teaching and learning about social issues at the secondary level of schooling, ranging over roughly a one hundred year period (between 1915 and 2013). Volume 3 specifically addresses how an examination of social issues can be incorporated into the extant curriculum. Experts in various areas each contribute a chapter in the book. Each chapter is comprised of a critical essay and an annotated bibliography of key works germane to the specific focus of the chapter.
Category: Social Science

The Media At War

Author : Susan L. Carruthers
ISBN : 9780230345355
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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News media, movies, blogs and video games issue constant invitations to picture war, experience the thrill of combat, and revisit battles past. War, it's often said, sells. But what does it take to sell a war, and to what extent can news media be viewed as disinterested reporters of truth? Lively and highly readable, this book explores how wars have been reported, interpreted and perpetuated from the dawn of the media age to the present digital era. Spanning a broad geographical and historical canvas, Susan L. Carruthers provides a compelling analysis of the forces that shape the production of news and images of war – from state censorship to more subtle forms of military manipulation and popular pressure. This fully revised second edition has been updated to cover modern-day conflict in the post 9/11 epoch, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Rich in historical detail, The Media at War also provides sharp insights into contemporary experience, prompting critical reflection on western society's paradoxical attitudes towards war.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Cartoons Of Evansville S Karl Kae Knecht

Author : James Lachlan MacLeod
ISBN : 9781439659458
Genre : Photography
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Karl Kae Knecht’s name is synonymous with the city of Evansville. As editorial cartoonist for the Evansville Courier, he amused readers and spurred them to a higher social good. He mocked the Axis powers and kept local morale high during World War II and commented daily on issues from the Great Depression to the Space Race. He also worked tirelessly as a civic booster. Knecht helped establish Evansville College and was almost single-handedly responsible for the establishment of Mesker Park Zoo. In this absorbing account, illustrated with over seventy cartoons, University of Evansville historian James Lachlan MacLeod tells the fascinating story of Knecht’s life and analyzes his cartooning genius.
Category: Photography

A People S History Of World War Ii

Author : Marc Favreau
ISBN : 9781595586346
Genre : History
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The most destructive war in human history, World War II continues to generate an astonishingly rich trove of historical material, writings, and first-person recollections, which are essential to any appreciation of this most pivotal of historical events. A People's History of World War II brings the full range of human experience during World War II to life through some of the most vivid accounts and images available anywhere. This concise and accessible volume includes first-person interviews by Studs Terkel; rare archival photographs from the Office of War Information collection; propaganda comics from Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss); narratives of wartime experiences from writers including historian Howard Zinn, civil rights activist Robert L. Carter, and celebrated French author Marguerite Duras; and selections from the writings of some of the world’s leading historians of the war, including John Dower, Philippe Burrin, David Wyman, and Eric Hobsbawm.
Category: History

A Conservative Walks Into A Bar

Author : A. Dagnes
ISBN : 9781137270344
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines why there are so few conservative political satirists today and explores the consequences of this imbalance.
Category: Political Science

The Business Of Books

Author : André Schiffrin
ISBN : 185984362X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Post-war American publishing has been ruthlessly transformed since André Schiffrin joined its ranks in 1956. Gone is a plethora of small but prestigious houses that often put ideas before profit in their publishing decisions, sometimes even deliberately. Now six behemoths share 80% of the market and profit margin is all. André Schiffrin can write about these changes with authority because he witnessed them from inside a conglomerate, as head of Pantheon, co-founded by his father, bought (and sold) by Random House. And he can write about them with candor because he is no longer on the inside, having quit corporate publishing in disgust to set up a flourishing independent house, The New Press. Schiffrin's evident affection for his authors sparkles throughout a story woven around publishing the work of those such as Studs Terkel, Noam Chomsky, Gunnar Myrdal, George Kennan, Juliet Mitchell, R. D. Laing, Eric Hobsbawm and E.P.Thompson. Part-memoir, part-history, here is an account of the collapsing standards of contemporary publishing that is irascible, acute and passionate. An engaging counterpoint to recent, celebratory memoirs of the industry written by those with more stock options and fewer scruples than Schiffrin, The Business of Books warns of the danger to adventurous, intelligent publishing in the bullring of today's marketplace.
Category: Biography & Autobiography