Dictionary of symbolism: cultural icons and the meanings behind them

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Meridan, Jan 1, 1994 - Fiction - 465 pages
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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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Contents

Preface
vii
Dictionary
xi
Bibliography
397
Pictorial Index
401
General Index
437
Copyright

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James Mac Hulbert is the R.C. Kopf Professor of International Marketing at Columbia Business School and a consultant to major corporations around the world. He has published dozens of articles, books, and book chapters on marketing.

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