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The Complete Guide to Flags of the World [Paperback]

Brian Johnson , Clive Carpenter
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24 April 2009
This is a comprehensive inventory of more than 220 countries and territories' flags. "The Complete Guide to Flags of the World" provides concise, up-to-date coverage of every flag, giving the history, meaning and symbolism of each flag, together with large-scale and smaller locator maps. Based on the highly successful "Pocket Guide to Flags of the World", this book features over 25 new countries, including The Isle of Man, Serbia and Somaliland.Each flag featured includes key data and statistics on population, area, currency, religion and main exports of the country followed by a detailed examination of the flag itself. A final section on de facto and emerging states makes this one of the most detailed guides currently available.

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: New Holland Publishers Ltd (24 April 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184773345X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847733450
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 14.7 x 20.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 401,571 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Brian Johnson Barker is a writer, researcher, photographer and editor. His interests include political and military history, travel, numismatics and vexillology. He has written many non-fiction books, magazine articles and television scripts. Clive Carpenter is a writer and editor. He has written over 20 books and numerous articles on subjects such as geography, history and education. Clive has made more than 100 radio broadcasts and television appearances. He lives in West Sussex.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Uptodate flags book 3 April 2010
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Good up-to-date book. Includes flags not only of countries, but also some states, territories, disputed lands, etc.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and informative 9 Nov 2010
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Bought this as when we watched the Commonwealth Games we realised most of the flags were unknown to us. Enjoyed looking them up and also the additional information given. Well worth the money.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Flags Book 14 July 2010
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Excellent book. Arrived in good condition and very quickly. I can thoroughly recommend this product and company.
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