Symbols

Symbols : Their Migration and Universality

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This remarkable classic by a world expert on the evolution and migration of symbols explains in detail what a symbol is, how it served a culture, developed or fell into disuse. Considerable attention is paid to how various symbols have changed in meaning and form during their migrations. Among the configurations discussed: the triskelion, swastika, caduceus, double-headed eagle, "tree of life," lotus, and assorted crosses. 161 black-and-white illustrations plus 6 plates.

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  • Paperback | 277 pages
  • 137.4 x 215.1 x 16.5mm | 447.88g
  • 28 Mar 2003
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York
  • English
  • 048641437X
  • 9780486414379
  • 1,671,978

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