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.

Flags 2004, HarperCollins (UK), London

ISBN-13: 9780007165261

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