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Book of Flags, The

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Published: August 2016
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Author: Rob Colson
BIC Subject: Flags, emblems, symbols, logos
Published By: Hachette Australia
 
Published: 09-Aug-2016
Format: Paperback, 64 pages, 286x217mm
ISBN: 9780750298285
Stock Code: 0298285
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With more than 200 stickers and a world map poster, this is a brilliant, interactive guide to the flags of the world. Did you know that the US Star-Spangled Banner was designed by a 17-year-old school boy? Or that the Brazilian flag shows a star constellation of the night sky from 1889? Welcome to the bizarre and fascinating world of flags! From the chequered Formula 1 flag and the rainbow banner to historical standards and country flags, this book is packed with amazing facts, stories and curiosities behind some of the world's most iconic banners. Discover the cultural and political history behind each flag, as well as flag rituals, historical uses of flags and heaps of curiosities and unusual facts.
 
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