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The offensive art : political satire and its censorship around the world from Beerbohm to Borat / Leonard Freedman.

By: Freedman, Leonard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Westport ; London : Praeger Publisher, 2009Description: x, 200 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780313356001 (hbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Political satire -- History and criticism | Political satire -- Censorship | | Law BAEPS, Political Science August 2016 DDC classification: 320.0207 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: Satirists and Censors PART I:(ALMOST) ANYTHING GOES: POLITICAL SATIRE IN AMERICA AND BRITAIN 1. Puncturing the Imperial Presidency: FDR to George W. Bush 2. Censorship, American Style 3. Britain: From Bulldogs to Poodles 4. Censorship, British Style PART II: A DANGEROUS GAME: POLITICAL SATIRE IN AUTHORITARIAN SYSTEMS 5. Whats Funny About Hitler? 6. Stalin and Mao: No Laughing Matter 7. Imperial Ironies: India and the Raj 8. The Middle East: Raging Against Cartoons Conclusion: Still More Satire And Why We Need It
Summary: Looks at the art of political satire as practiced in democratic, monarchical, and authoritarian societies around the world over. This book also examines the efforts by governmental, religious, and corporate authorities to suppress political satire by censorship, intimidation, policy, and fatwa.
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Index : p. [191]-200.

Bibliography : p. [167]-189.

List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: Satirists and Censors PART I:(ALMOST) ANYTHING GOES: POLITICAL SATIRE IN AMERICA AND BRITAIN 1. Puncturing the Imperial Presidency: FDR to George W. Bush 2. Censorship, American Style 3. Britain: From Bulldogs to Poodles 4. Censorship, British Style PART II: A DANGEROUS GAME: POLITICAL SATIRE IN AUTHORITARIAN SYSTEMS 5. Whats Funny About Hitler? 6. Stalin and Mao: No Laughing Matter 7. Imperial Ironies: India and the Raj 8. The Middle East: Raging Against Cartoons Conclusion: Still More Satire And Why We Need It

Looks at the art of political satire as practiced in democratic, monarchical, and authoritarian societies around the world over. This book also examines the efforts by governmental, religious, and corporate authorities to suppress political satire by censorship, intimidation, policy, and fatwa.

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