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Published: 09 January 2014

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199334094

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Mendoza the Jew

Boxing, Manliness, and Nationalism, A Graphic History

Ronald Schechter and Liz Clarke

  • Graphic history format reveals the process by which historians produce history.
  • Uses story of Daniel Mendoza to explore issues of nationalism, identity, culture, and sport in late 18th and early 19th century Europe .
  • Collaboration between historian Ronald Schechter and acclaimed graphic artist Liz Clarke (of Abina fame).
  • Includes primary sources that support and complicate the graphic history.
  • Historical Context section situates the story in a larger historical setting.
  • "Now Your Turn " section provides sample writing assignments.

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