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   American City Flags: 150 Flags from Akron to Yonkers

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American City Flags: 150 Flags from Akron to Yonkers

ASIN

0974772801

Category

History

Last Modified

8/8/2006

Description

Book Description from Amazon.com "Book Description City flags in the United States display a broad range of history, symbolism, and usage. The flag-studies experts of North America have produced the first comprehensive work on the subject, documenting the municipal flags of the largest 100 U.S. cities, all 50 state capitals, and at least two cities in each state. The 400 pages of text have an article on each city and over 250 gray-scale illustrations, plus 15 pages showing all 150 current flags in full color. Each article describes in detail the flag’s design, adoption date, proportions, symbolism, selection, designer, and predecessors. The North American Vexillological Association is the memberhip organization for the U.S. and Canada dedicated to flag scholarship. The team of authors, led by Dr. John M. Purcell, includes James A. Croft and Rich Monahan. The book is edited by Edward B. Kaye."


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