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The iconography of Anglo-American inter-imperialism
Stephen Tuffnell

As the United States began to assert itself more forcefully on the international stage in the 1890s, American statesmen, commentators, and cartoonists sought to understand world power through the lens of its closest rival and chief model: the British Empire. Although diplomatic crises still troubled transatlantic relations, by the final quarter of the nineteenth century Americans celebrated the long-standing transnational cultural, social, and political connections between the two nations. For so long interpreted as debilitating neo

in Comic empires
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Lamenting Livingstone
Justin D. Livingstone

Morton Stanley, the journalist from the New York Herald, had significance for transatlantic relations. Their famously comic encounter in Africa in 1871 had been ‘a fitting symbol of a thaw in Anglo-American relations after all the bitter feeling over the American Civil War’ (see Fig. 4 ). 139 Britain’s tacit support for the Confederate cause, in building ships for

in Livingstone’s ‘Lives’