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Political Cartoons in the Middle East

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The imagery of political cartoons in the Middle East can provides an insight into how Middle Eastern societies think. By combining the indigenous comic tradition of shadow plays with the imported western print form, and by drawing on both visual and verbal narratives, Middle Eastern political cartoons free the imagination, challenge the intellect, and resist state domination. Palmira Brummett analyses the images of women in Ottoman cartoons, while Shiva Balaghi studies issues of nationalism in caricatures from Qajar Iranian newspapers. Ayhan Akman concentrates on the issue of modernity in Turkish cartoons during the 1930-1975 period. Mohammed-Salah Omri takes up the issue of war and cartoons as he comments on the politicisation of Tunisian cartoons during the Gulf War.

Paperback. Used, very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1558761578
ISBN-13:
9781558761575
Number of pages:
154
Publisher:
Markus Weiner
Title:
Political Cartoons in the Middle Eas

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The imagery of political cartoons in the Middle East can provides an insight into how Middle Eastern societies think. By combining the indigenous comic tradition of shadow plays with the imported western print form, and by drawing on both visual and verbal narratives, Middle Eastern political cartoons free the imagination, challenge the intellect, and resist state domination. Palmira Brummett analyses the images of women in Ottoman cartoons, while Shiva Balaghi studies issues of nationalism in caricatures from Qajar Iranian newspapers. Ayhan Akman concentrates on the issue of modernity in Turkish cartoons during the 1930-1975 period. Mohammed-Salah Omri takes up the issue of war and cartoons as he comments on the politicisation of Tunisian cartoons during the Gulf War.

Paperback. Used, very good condition.

Author(s):
Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1558761578
ISBN-13:
9781558761575
Number of pages:
154
Publisher:
Markus Weiner
Title:
Political Cartoons in the Middle Eas

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