The Complete Guide to National Symbols and Emblems: Volume 2
Greenwood Press, 01.12.2009 - 365 Seiten
These two volumes offer a collection of flags, seals, and symbols used every day around the world. This guide brings a concise and updated order to the national symbols of the independent nations of the world, as well as a representative sample of dependent territories attempting to obtain wider recognition. In addition to the national flag, each entry provides fundamental and cultural background information, including basic demographic data, the national anthem, flora and fauna, cuisine, national resources, sports teams, national heroes or personifications, and significant events that relate to establishment of the nation's identity. Volume Two includes an appendix of relevant international organizations and a selected bibliography, as well as a subject index that facilitates cross-reference access.
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The Complete Guide to National Symbols and Emblems [2 volumes]
James B. Minahan
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Amateur Boxing Team Anthem The anthem Arab Arms/Seal The coat Aruba Association football soccer Badminton blue British Cameroon century coat of arms Coat of Arms/Seal Cote d'lvoire Davis Cup English Events in Formation Fed Cup Festival Festivals/Fairs Flag The flag Formation of National French Futsal green Heroes or Personifications Ice Hockey Internet Identifier Judo Kwon Do Team Language/Languages Men's Volleyball Team Motto Muslim Name/Nickname National Anthem National Colors national dish National Holiday/Independence Day National Identity National Resources Natural national teams participate Natural resources include Netherlands Antilles nickname Official Name passport cover Passport The passport percent Portuguese region religion National Flag Religion/Religions Resources Natural resources Rugby Union Rugby Union Team Saint Maarten shield Significant Events Sports/Sports Teams Association symbols Table Tennis Tae Kwon Team Football Team Individual Sports Team National Heroes Teams Association football Type of Government unofficial Vehicle Identification Vehicle Identification Plates Volleyball Volleyball Team Individual Zambia Zimbabwe