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Dictionary of Symbolism: Cultural Icons and the Meanings Behind Them

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A rose, a cross, a heart, and hundreds of other common items hold great symbolic value--their meanings as varied as they are powerful. This encyclopedic work explores the rich and diverse meanings of more than 2,000 symbols, delving into the power of symbols in the past and present worlds of mythology, fairy tales, religion, literature, history, and archaeology. Over 600 illustrations.

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This encyclopedic guide explores the rich and varied meanings of more than 2,000 symbols—from amethyst to Zodiac.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452011182
Translator:
Hulbert, James
Author:
Hulbert, James
Author:
Biedermann, Hans
Publisher:
Plume Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Signs and symbols
Subject:
Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
vyp. 7 (540)
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.95x7.06x1.28 in. 1.82 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Humanities » Mythology » General
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Reference » Readers Reference
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This encyclopedic guide explores the rich and varied meanings of more than 2,000 symbols—from amethyst to Zodiac.
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