This transnational, interdisciplinary examine argues for using comics as a chief resource. In improving at the moment unknown or overlooked strips the authors exhibit that those examples, produced in the course of the international Wars, act as an incredible cultural list, offering, among different details, a barometer for modern well known pondering.
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