Symbols : encyclopedia of western signs and ideograms (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Symbols : encyclopedia of western signs and ideograms

Author: Carl G Liungman
Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden : HME Media, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd rev. and augm. English language edView all editions and formats
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Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed. The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl G Liungman
ISBN: 9197270504 9789197270502
OCLC Number: 62522431
Notes: Previously titled: Thought signs : the semiotics of symbols-- western non-pictorial ideograms / Carl G. Liungman. 1995.
Description: 640 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of western signs and ideograms
Responsibility: Carl G. Liungman.

Abstract:

Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed. The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti.

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