The Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols

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Udo Becker
Continuum, 1994 - Social Science - 345 pages
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Tracing symbols to their cultural, religious, or mythological origins, this informative book explores a rich array of objects and concepts which contain hidden or encoded meanings behind their ordinary, outer appearance. An invaluable aid for artists, writers, and all those who search for the deeper significance lying within the ordinary and everyday. 1,500 entries. 900 illustrations.

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The Continuum encyclopedia of symbols

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Becker, an international authority on symbols and semiotics, has compiled a collection of symbols useful in giving meaning to everyday life. Originally published in German as Lexikon der Symbole in ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
120
Section 3
120
Section 4
120
Section 5
120
Section 6
120
Section 7
120
Section 8
120
Section 13
216
Section 14
216
Section 15
216
Section 16
216
Section 17
216
Section 18
216
Section 19
237
Section 20
255

Section 9
155
Section 10
197
Section 11
216
Section 12
216
Section 21
259
Section 22
343
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Becker is an international authority on symbols and semiotics.

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