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The Directory of Flags - A guide to flags from around the world - cover

The Directory of Flags - A guide to flags from around the world

Charlotte Greig

Publisher: Ivy Press

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Summary

For thousands of years, flags have been used to identify countries and cultures, people and places. Today, the flags of the world can still provide a key to discovering the national identity and history of each and every country in the international community. Presented in a neat directory format, this book offers nearly 300 flags, each alongside the story of its provenance and design.

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