How Something Becomes a State Symbol
- GEOGRAPHICAL FLAGS OF THE WORLD Haiti. Amodeo, Christian // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);May2005, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p11
Features the flag of Haiti. Description of the flag; History of the flag; Interpretation on the symbols incorporated in the flag.
- Flying the flag. // Supply Management;5/8/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p58
The article reports that "Free Tibet" flags, one of the main symbols of Tibet's struggle for freedom, have been manufactured in China. According to the article, workers in a factory in Guangdong thought that there were just making colourful flags and failed to realise their meaning. Some workers...
- GEOGRAPHICAL FLAGS OF THE WORLD. Amodeo, Christian // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Feb2005, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p15
Features the flag of Egypt. Description; Background on the flag's design; Interpretation of the flag's design.
- GEOGRAPHICAL FLAGS OF THE WORLD. Amodeo, Christian // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Nov2004, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p13
Features the geographical flag of Brazil. Coat of arms; Representation of its colors; Interpretation of the flag's motto.
- GEOGRAPHICAL FLAGS OF THE WORLD Vatican City. // Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Jul2006, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p9
The article provides information on the flag of the Vatican City. The Vatican City is the world's smallest independent state and is one of the only two countries in the world that has a square flag. The flag as two vertical bands of yellow and white. The yellow and white colors represent the...
- Buying and caring for Old Glory. // Consumer Reports;Jul2002, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p8
Discusses how to buy a flag for various uses and the proper way to clean and store it. Comparison of several flags for indoor and outdoor use; Methods to use when cleaning flags; Recommendation that a flag be stored in a cool, dark, dry place; Proper way to display the American flag.
- FLAGS OF TEXAS. // Texas Almanac;2016/2017, p20
The article provides information about the flags of Texas. Topics discussed include the six flags of the U.S. state, the evolution of the Lone Star flag, and the rules for display of the state flag such as when flown out-of-doors, when flown from adjacent flagpoles, and when displayed with...
- STATE SYMBOLS. // Alaska Almanac;2011, Issue 33, p212
The article offers a description of different symbols representing the state of Alaska. These symbols are the state flag designed by the seventh-grade Aleut boy Benny Benson in 1926, the seal designed by the first governor of Alaska in 1884 and redesigned by Gov. Walter E. Clark in 1910, and the...
- THE HEART OF AUSTRALIA. Luck, Peter // Australian Geographic;Oct-Dec2010, Issue 100, p66
The article focuses on the icons that define Australia as a nation. Precious religious objects are considered as traditional icons painted on wood and encrusted with gold and precious stones. The nation houses the oldest continuous human society on the planet. It is also referred as an icon in...