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Name: Studying Political Satire: "The Egyptian Red Book"
ID: col10290
Language: English (en)
Summary: 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 It examines how to categorize historical documents, how to identify images of unknown figures, and how to decode satire from a different historical period.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.
Collection Subtype: Course
Subject: Humanities
Keywords: british empire, british parliament, cartoons, Egypt, 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
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: David Getman (dpgetman@rice.edu), Paula Sanders (sanders@rice.edu), Lisa Spiro (lspiro@sparta.rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: David Getman (dpgetman@rice.edu), Paula Sanders (sanders@rice.edu)
Maintainers: David Getman (dpgetman@rice.edu), Paula Sanders (sanders@rice.edu), Lisa Spiro (lspiro@sparta.rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Jun 20, 2005 2:44 pm GMT-5
Last revision to collection: Sep 19, 2006 5:18 am GMT-5

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Version History

Version: 1.6 Sep 19, 2006 5:18 am GMT-5 by Lisa Spiro
Changes:
updated links, metadata and introduction

Version: 1.5 Jun 12, 2006 10:14 am GMT-5 by Lisa Spiro
Changes:
Edited metadata, changed title, generalized module

Version: 1.4 Mar 11, 2006 11:50 am US/Central by David Getman
Changes:
Added link to TIMEA

Version: 1.3 Jul 13, 2005 1:22 pm GMT-5 by David Getman
Changes:
basic update

Version: 1.2 Jul 13, 2005 1:06 pm GMT-5 by David Getman
Changes:
basic update

Version: 1.1 Jul 6, 2005 9:17 am GMT-5 by David Getman
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