Studying Political Satire: "The Egyptian Red Book"
Getman, David; Sanders, Paula
This course demonstrates how to conduct historical research through a case study of a nineteenth-century work of British political satire, "The Egyptian Red Book." It examines how to categorize historical documents, how to identify images of unknown figures, and how to decode satire from a different historical period. It will introduce a variety of research techniques used by historians as well as a number of resources available at research libraries.
Humanities; British Empire; British Parliament; cartoons; Egypt; More... Egyptian Red Book; General Charles Gordon; Khartoum (Sudan); Mahdi; parliamentary papers; political cartoon; political criticism; political satire british; Soudan; Sudan; TIMEA; Travelers in the Middle East Archive; William Gladstone Less...