Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2015

231 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719089350

Bookseller Code (06)

The republican line

Caricature and French republican identity, 1830-52

Laura O'Brien

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first scholarly study of political caricature in France during both the July Monarchy (1830-48) and the Second French Republic (1848-52)
  • Offers a unique perspective on the development of French republicanism during this crucial period in French and European history
  • Explores caricature alongside other forms of cultural and political expression, including theatre, literature, music and song
  • Provides a fresh assessment of the relationship between caricature and political culture in nineteenth-century France