The World Encyclopedia Of Flags

Author: Alfred Znamierowski
Publisher: Peony Press/Anness
ISBN: 9780754826293
Size: 69.74 MB
Format: PDF
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An exhaustive and up-to-date summary of world flags, from the smallest states to the largest countries.

The World Encyclopedia Of Flags And Heraldry

Author: Stephen Slater
Publisher: Lorenz Books
ISBN: 9780754817802
Size: 49.41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 2157
Recounts the origins and development of various types of flags and heraldry, and depicts national, regional, international, governmental, ethnic, and other types of banners and heraldic designs.

What Flag

Author: Nicole Smith
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785833234
Size: 48.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 5617
An up-to-date guide to all the flags of the world. Including details on population, capital cities and individual states. Also flags of the most important organizations and unions.

A Flag Worth Dying For

Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501168339
Size: 44.84 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 2986
First published in Great Britain in 2016 by Elliott and Thompson Limited as: Worth dying for: the power and politics of flags.

Flags Of The Fifty States And Their Incredible Histories

Author: Randy Howe
ISBN: 9781585746033
Size: 68.17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 1223
Provides an overview of the fifty states and their flags, disussing the symbolism and emblems on each, information on how and why each flag was designed, and present-day controversies about the flags.

New Wave

Author: Black Dog Publishing
Publisher: Black Dog Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781907317309
Size: 75.11 MB
Format: PDF
View: 5800
New Wave is an illustrated adventure into the incredible world of flags, revealing that there is often more than meets the eye. From the infamous national flags through to signal flags, artistic flags, sporting flags and many more. New Wave presents useful general knowledge facts about flags as well as unveiling a surprising world of flags beyond our expectation. Spanning geography, politics, history, culture, design and art, New Wave is a playfully entertaining exploration of the diversity of flags, as well as the rituals and visual aspects surrounding them. With it’s fun design and handy format, this is an engaging visual treat which will draw you into its colorful world.


Author: William Crampton
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780789458247
Size: 62.71 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 4834
Displays the many shapes, sizes and colors of flags and banners the world over and explores the history, meaning, and uses of different types of flags.

Walford S Guide To Reference Material Social And Historical Sciences Philosophy And Religion

Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
Size: 62.79 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: philosophy and psychology; religion; social sciences, sociology, statistics, politics, economics, labour and employment; land and property, business organizations, finance and banking, and economic surveys; economic policies and controls, trade and commerce, business and management, and law; public administration, social services and welfare, education, customs and traditions; geography; biography; and history.

Flags Of The Fifty States

Author: Randy Howe
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762758406
Size: 63.89 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Flags of the Fifty States is an indispensable historical reference and a fascinating, beautiful pictorial guide to the rich diversity of America's fifty states. It provides a colorful way to learn about how the United States grew and prospered and shaped itself and its banners over the years. With stunning, full-color reproductions of each flag, this book offers a thorough and eminently readable account of how and why each flag was designed, what the various symbols and figures in the flags mean, and how each flag evolved. Throughout are interesting facts and sidebars that answer such questions as why Alaska is represented by the Big Dipper, what significance the diamond has in the flag of Arkansas, which state features the Union Jack on its flag, and what impact the Civil War had on designs of the state flags of the South.