Reviews for State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols : A Historical Guide


Book News Reviews
The third edition of this reference text for students and researchers incorporates changes and additions since the publication of the second edition in 1994. Three new chapters have been added on state and territory universities, governors, and professional sports teams. Previous chapters on postage stamps, fairs and festivals, legal holidays, special observances, and license plates have been updated or completely revised. Color illustrations are included for every current state and territory seal, flag, flower, tree, bird, commemorative postage stamp, and license plate. Benjamin Shearer is with Neumann College in Aston, Pennsylvania; Barbara Shearer is with Thomas Jefferson U., Philadelphia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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