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Author Moeller, Henry W., author.

Title Inventing the American flag : how the Stars and Stripes was woven from symbols / Henry W. Moeller.

Publication Info. 1911
Berkeley, CA : Roaring Forties Press, 2019.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  929.9 MOE    AVAILABLE
Description 186 pages ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Vexillologists are not the only people who appreciate the flag--American flags are favored collectors' items for both history buffs and folk art aficionados. This book will appeal to all those markets. The abundance of art makes this an excellent gift book--it is a museum-quality book. The theory presented--that the symbols chosen for the flag were based on, among other things, ancient mythology, Christianity, and astronomy--is revolutionary. No one has ever woven all these elements together into one argument, which is so compelling that it seems perfectly obvious once it is unveiled"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Flags -- United States -- History.
Emblems, National -- United States -- History.
Emblems, National. (OCoLC)fst00908363
Flags. (OCoLC)fst00926942
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
United States -- Politics and government -- Miscellanea.
United States -- Symbolic representation.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title How the Stars and Stripes was woven from symbols
ISBN 9781938901782

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