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Freedman, Leonard: The Offensive Art. Political Satire and Its Censorship around the World from Beerbohm to Borat. Westport: Greenwood, 2009. (200 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
BibTeX citation key: Freedman2009a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Arabia, Caricature, Comic strip, Satire, United Kingdom, USA
Creators: Freedman
Publisher: Greenwood (Westport)
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations (vii)
Preface (ix)

Introduction: Satirists and Censors (1)

I: (Almost) Anything Goes: Political Satire in America and Britain (9)
1. Puncturing the Imperial Presidency: FDR to George W. Bush (11)
2. Censorship, American Style (34)
3. Britain: From Bulldogs to Poodles (56)
4. Censorship, British Style (73)

II: A Dangerous Game: Political Satire in Authoritarian Systems (89)
5. What’s Funny About Hitler? (91)
6. Stalin and Mao: No Laughing Matter (107)
7. Imperial Ironies: India and the Raj (128)
8. The Middle East: Raging Against Cartoons (141)
Conclusion: Still More Satire—And Why We Need It (157)

Notes (167)
Index (191)

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