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The complete guide to national symbols and emblems [v. 2]

Author: James Minahan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These two volumes offer a collection of flags, seals, and symbols used every day around the world. This guide brings a concise and updated order to the national symbols of the independent nations of the world, as well as a representative sample of dependent territories attempting to obtain wider recognition. In addition to the national flag, each entry provides fundamental and cultural background information,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Minahan
ISBN: 9780313344985 0313344981 9780313345005 0313345007 9780313344961 0313344965 9780313344978 0313344973 9780313344992 031334499X 9780313345012 0313345015
OCLC Number: 1002080269
Description: 2 volumes (xxi, 977 pages, 64 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Contents: Volume 1. Alphabetical list of entries --
Guide to related topics --
Preface --
Introduction --
Asia and Oceania --
Central and South America --
Europe. Volume 2. Alphabetical list of entries --
Guide to related topics --
Preface introduction --
Middle East and North Africa --
North America and the Caribbean --
Sub-Saharan Africa --
Appendix: International organizations selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: James Minahan.

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These two volumes offer an unprecedented collection of flags, seals, and symbols used every day around the world.In today's global society it is necessary to recognize and identify not only our own  Read more...

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