Symbols and Their Meanings: The Illustrated Guide to More Than 1,000 Symbols ...

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New
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Hardback
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USA, United States
Dimensions (LxWxH) - Cms
8.25X0.75X11.5
Manufacturer/Packer/Importer Details
ERGODE
ISBN-10
1586630466

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"Some of the most familiar icons we see around us every day--things we associate with luck or longevity, religion and magic--had deeper, more fascinating meanings at their inception. Since symbols predate writing as a way of communication, they became, for humanity, visual shorthand. Plants and animals, patterns and graphics, the cosmos, the human body--they each have played a significant part in the profound messages sent throughout the centuries. Complete with a reference section covering the major symbol systems, this volume offers a look at how symbolism constantly renews itself as a way for different cultures to give significance to human life."
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