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The fearful fifties

a history of the decade

by Low, David

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World politics -- Caricatures and cartoons.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and drawn by David Low.
    GenreCaricatures and cartoons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC1479.L65 A335 1960a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5818345M
    LC Control Number61003640
    OCLC/WorldCa4583156

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LOW, David. The Fearful Fifties is history seen through the eye of a satirical cartoonist. David Low looks at the world as in one piece and writes and draws of how it behaved itself, socially and politically.

Summary: The Fearful Fifties is history seen through the eye of a satirical cartoonist. David Low looks at the world as in one piece and writes and draws of how it behaved itself, socially and politically, during a crucial decade in the greatest century of material progress.

The fearful fifties; a history of the decade. [David Low] -- More than cartoons, this book offers wry commentary on American and international events, issues, and concerns.

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