Item Details

Signs & Symbols

editors, Kim Dennis-Bryan, Nicola Hodgson, Neil Lockley ; contributors, Ian Harrison ... et al
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : DK Pub., 2008.
Language
English
Variant Title
Signs and symbols
ISBN
9780756633936, 0756633931
Summary
From simple shapes and colors to gods, mythical beasts, sacred rituals, and global branding, over 2,000 signs and symbols are explained through text, illustrations, and photography. Grouped thematically and comprehensively cross-referenced. Includes the physical world, animals, plants, humans, colors, shapes, patterns, numbers, picture writing, alphabets, international signs, professional signs, brands and logos, heraldic emblems, national flags, sign languages and signals, and symbolic gestures.
Contents
  • The cosmos
  • Natural world
  • Human life
  • Myths & religions
  • Society & culture
  • Symbol systems.
Description
352 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • "An illustrated guide to their origins and meanings"--Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 344-345) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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