The World Encyclopedia Of Flags

Author: Alfred Znamierowski
Publisher: Peony Press/Anness
ISBN: 9780754826293
Size: 61.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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: 56.10 MB
Format: PDF
View: 6212
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: 78.16 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 7711
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.

Flags Of The Fifty States

Author: Randy Howe
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762758406
Size: 24.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 3286
Flags of the Fifty States is an indispensable historical reference and a fascinating, beautiful pictorial guide to the rich diversity of America's fifty states.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.

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

Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
Size: 22.31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, 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.

New Wave

Author: Black Dog Publishing
Publisher: Black Dog Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781907317309
Size: 13.66 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 399
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.

The Directory Of Flags

Author: Charlotte Greig
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785819233
Size: 14.51 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 5027
A guide to the world's flags covers the history of each flag while illustrating flag styles and insignias.

Complete Flags Of The World

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 0241180228
Size: 79.99 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 386
Explore the world, flag by flag From Antigua to New Zealand discover the flags of the world with this updated edition of Complete Flags of the World. Learn all about flags from around the world - from the meaning behind country flags, national flags, world flags, state flags and naval flags to the meanings of flag symbols. Spanning geography, communications, politics, sport, history, culture, design and art, this is the ultimate book of flags, covering over 400 flags and flag history, explaining the widespread use and significance of flags and flag design. Each national flag is covered: detailed notes and annotations will tell you all about its history, design development, the significance of colours, symbols, crests and coats of arms and any recent changes.

The Complete Guide To Flags Of The World

Author: Brian Johnson Barker
Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Books
ISBN: 9781504800075
Size: 31.14 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6317
This comprehensive guide to the flags of the world, now available in a completely updated edition, provides concise, accurate coverage of every country in the world, giving the history, meaning, and symbolism of national flags, together with large-scale and smaller locator maps. It includes the history of flags; color flags of over 220 countries and territories; flags of international organizations; large-scale and detailed locator maps for easy reference; up-to-date data and statistics for all countries; information about the history and symbolism of each flag; a section on de facto and emerging states; and a full index.