Comprehensive and completely up to date, this compact volume explains the origins, history and symbolism of the flags of over 200 countries. It also contains fascinating facts as to why certain colours and images are used to reflect a country. The book includes full-colour illustrations of national and sub-national flags, features a history of flags and a glossary of flag terminology, and is organized by geographic region to show the inter-relation of the flags of neighbouring countries.
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Collins Gems are smartly designed pocket reference guides, providing knowledge at a glance on a wide variety of popular and timely topics. Packed with color photos and illustrations, and sporting durable flexi–bindings, these unique quick–reference books offer the minimum in size and the maximum in useful information.
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Book Description HarperCollins (UK), 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007165269
Book Description HarperCollins (UK), 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-000-96-5505005