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The world encyclopedia of flags : the definitive guide to international flags, banners, standards and ensigns

Author: Alfred Znamierowski
Publisher: London : Southwater ; Lanham, MD : Distributed in the USA and Canada by National Book Network, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"...[A] definitive new visual reference to all the international flags. Compiled by a leading authority, the work is an exhaustive and up to date summary of world flags, from the largest countries to the smallest states..."--inside flap.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Znamierowski
ISBN: 9781844768950 1844768953
OCLC Number: 733226315
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The origin and development of flags --
All about flags --
Emperors, sovereigns and presidents --
Government flags --
Military signs --
Naval ensigns and flags --
Flag families --
Flags of: Europe ; Asia ; Australia and Oceania ; Americas ; Africa ; international organizations ; regional and local ; peoples and causes ; house and private.
Other Titles: Flags
Responsibility: Alfred Znamierowski.

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A visual guide to all the international flags. It explores the various shapes and patterns in flag design, as well as flag-making techniques, terminology, usage and etiquette. It covers - emperors,  Read more...

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