Anatomy of the 1936––39 Revolt: Images of the Body in Political Cartoons of Mandatory Palestine

@article{Sufian2008AnatomyOT,
  title={Anatomy of the 1936––39 Revolt: Images of the Body in Political Cartoons of Mandatory Palestine},
  author={Sandy Sufian},
  journal={Journal of Palestine Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={23-42}
}
  • Sandy Sufian
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • Journal of Palestine Studies
This article analyzes body images in political cartoons during the 1936––1939 Arab Revolt. By deciphering the visual messages in the political cartoons of two newspapers——the Arabic Filastin and the Hebrew Davar ——the article examines how body representations portray stereotypes of rivals and reveal assumptions about and relations between conflicting parties. Visual imagery maintained its impact by illustrating nationalist attitudes, critiques, and goals. In addition to being referents to a… Expand
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