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    The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols (Dictionary, Penguin) (Paperback) By (author) John Buchanan-Brown, By (author) Jean Chevalier, By (author) Alain Gheerbrant

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    DescriptionThis is a remarkable dictionary, exploring the vast and various symbols which abound in literature, religion, national identity and are found at the very heart of our dreams and sub-conscious. Compiled by an international team of experts, each entry is given its complete range of interpretations - sexual and spiritual, official and subversive, cultural and religious - to bring meaning and insight to the symbol.


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    Title
    The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Buchanan-Brown, By (author) Jean Chevalier, By (author) Alain Gheerbrant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1184
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 54 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140512540
    ISBN 10: 0140512543
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    BIC E4L: REL
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
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    BIC subject category V2: JHM
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    Libri: I-RB
    BIC subject category V2: VXA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24130
    DC22: 302.222
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    B&T Approval Code: A13280000, A33500000
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    BISAC V2.8: REF008000, LIT006000
    DC22: 302.2/223
    LC classification: GR931 .D53 1996
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    DC21: 306.403
    LC classification: GR931.D53
    Thema V1.0: GBC, VXA, JHM
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised ed.
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 March 1997
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jean Chevalier was a university lecturer in philosophy and theology before working for UNESCO. He subsequently devoted himself to writing and research, publishing many works on religion and spirituality. He died in 1993. Alain Gheerbrant is a well-known poet and travel-writer, living in Paris. John Buchanan-Brown is a long-established and gifted translator of French books.