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  african americans     anti-semitism     civil rights movements     communism     concentration camps     feminism     france     holocaust     imperialism     jewish     jim crow     military     nazis     race relations     racism     segregation     slavery     soldiers     war     wwii  

Latest addition to the database:

Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson
  • Annotation:
    • Bingley and Hope-Smith tell the story of Hunter S. Thompson who over the course of his life was publicly branded a bum, vandal, thief, liar, addict, freak, and psychopath. The graphic novel follows Thompson from his start as a troubled kid in Louisville, Kentucky to his rise and fame as an international icon, sharing stories behind some of his journalistic work and his novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
  • Creator:
    • Illustrator - Anthony Hope-Smith
  • Publication Information:
    • Abrams, New York, 2010
  • Color or Black & White:
    • Black and White
  • Genres:
    • Biography
    • Non-Fiction
  • Bibliography Available:
    • Yes
  • Original Language
    • English
  • Historical Topic/Event
    • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
    • Watergate Affair (1972-1974)
  • Geographic Setting
    • United States
  • Date Range
    • 1946 - 1980
  • Tags
    • Hunter S. Thompson, journalism, authors, fame, masculinity, photojournalism, police violence, political campaigns, presidential--elections, radicalism
  • Notes:

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Graphic History is a database of available/in-print graphic novels dealing with historical settings, events, or people. It is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries.
Learn more at http://guides.lib.uiowa.edu/graphichistory.

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