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    DescriptionFor decades, readers throughout the world have enjoyed the marvelous stories and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. But few know the work Geisel did as a political cartoonist during World War II, for the New York daily newspaper "PM." In these extraordinarily trenchant cartoons, Geisel presents "a provocative history of wartime politics" ("Entertainment Weekly"). "Dr. Seuss Goes to War" features handsome, large-format reproductions of more than two hundred of Geisel's cartoons, alongside "insightful" ("Booklist") commentary by the historian Richard H. Minear that places them in the context of the national climate they reflect. Pulitzer Prize-winner Art Spiegelman's introduction places Seuss firmly in the pantheon of the leading political cartoonists of our time.


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    Title
    Dr Seuss Goes to War
    Subtitle
    The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard H. Minear, Introduction by Art Spiegelman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 226 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781565847040
    ISBN 10: 1565847040
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    DC21: 741.5973
    BIC E4L: HIS
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AKLC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100, HUM001000
    B&T Approval Code: A03405000, A16386000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 95
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HUM006000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 940.54/002/07
    LC classification: D745.2 .G45 2001
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 940.5400207
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, NHWL, NHK, AKLC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    The New Press
    Imprint name
    The New Press
    Publication date
    01 December 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    One of the country's leading historians of Japan during World War II, Richard H. Minear is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is also the author of "Victor's Justice: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial." Art Spiegelman is a writer and cartoonist, and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Maus."
    Review quote
    "Scathing, fascinating stuff. . . . A provocative history of wartime politics. Grade: A." --"Entertainment Weekly" "Vigorous, trenchant, and vividly memorable, Geisel's cartoons, accompanied by Minear's helpful commentary, are a salutary reminder of an era in which patriotism and liberalism went hand in hand." --"The Christian Science Monitor" "Great cartooning. . . . Minear's text gives solid context to the drawings resurrected in this collection." --"Atlantic Monthly" "Succeeds as both a dark-humored history lesson and a glimpse into the artistic development that would carry into Seuss's best known books." --"Mother Jones"