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The complete guide to national symbols and emblems

Author: James Minahan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2010.
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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
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Minahan, James.
Complete guide to national symbols and emblems.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)761163365
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Minahan
ISBN: 9780313344961 0313344965 9780313344978 0313344973 9780313344985 0313344981 9780313344992 031334499X 9780313345005 0313345007 9780313345012 0313345015
OCLC Number: 436221284
Description: 2 volumes (xxi, 977 pages) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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.* Entries are organized by region and then alphabetically by country* An extensive  Read more...

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