Charlie Chaplin: A Political Biography from Victorian Britain to Modern America

Charlie Chaplin: A Political Biography from Victorian Britain to Modern America

by Richard Carr


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ISBN-13: 9781138923263
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/04/2017
Series: Routledge Historical Biographies Series
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard Carr is a Senior Lecturer in History and Politics at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. His previous publications include Veteran MPs and Conservative Politics in the Aftermath of the Great War: The Memory of All That (2013). He has also co-authored the books Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon (2016) and The Global 1920s (2016).

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Introduction: a very political life

1. Chaplin’s England

2. To Shoulder Arms? Charlie and the First World War

3. Moscow or Manchester? Chaplin’s views on capitalism before the depression took hold

4. Sex, Morality and a Tramp in 1920s America

5. Between Churchill and Gandhi: A Comedian Sees the World

6. Modern Times and the Great Depression

7. The Tramp and the Dictators

8. Comrades and Controversy

9. A Citizen of the World


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