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Caricature and French Political Culture 1830-1848 Charles Philipon and the Illustrated Press

Political caricature flourished as never before in France during the early years of Louis-Philippe’s reign. It was Charles X’s assault on freedom of the press that led to the Revolution of 1830, and the maintenance and guarantee of this freedom was one of the July Days’ few tangible benefits. Numerous under-employed but politically aware ParisianContinue reading “Caricature and French Political Culture 1830-1848 Charles Philipon and the Illustrated Press”