Complete Flags of the World

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Nov 3, 2008 - Reference - 240 pages
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From Antigua to New Zealand discover the flags of the world with this complete guide published in association with the Flag Institute.

Travel to each country of the world using the small-scale map and find out about over 300 national, international, official and provincial flags from across the globe.

Each national flag is covered: detailed notes and annotations will tell you all about its history, design development, the significance of colours, symbols, crests and coats of arms and any recent changes. Updates include new flags for Montenegro, Kosovo and Lesotho.

Also features flags of major international organizations plus key flags in world history.

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Review: Complete Flags of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)

User Review  - Rudi Opperman - Goodreads

I have read the 2014 edition. It is well illustrated book with good information on all of the flags. Read full review

Review: Complete Flags of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)

User Review  - Goodreads

I have read the 2014 edition. It is well illustrated book with good information on all of the flags. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

David Dyergrew up in a coastal town in NSW, Australia, and graduated as dux of his high school in 1984. After commencing a degree in medicine and surgery at the University of Sydney, he soon decided it was not for him.

David went on to train as a ship's officer at the Australian Maritime College, travelling Australia and the world in a wide range of merchant ships. He graduated from the college with distinction and was awarded a number of prizes, including the Company of Master Mariners Award for highest overall achievement in the course. He then returned to the University of Sydney to complete a combined degree in Arts and Law. David was awarded the Frank Albert Prize for first place in Music I, High Distinctions in all English courses and First Class Honours in Law. From the mid-1990s until early 2000s David worked as a litigation lawyer in Sydney, and then in London at a legal practice whose parent firm represented the Titanic's owners back in 1912. In 2002 David returned to Australia and obtained a Diploma in Education from the University of New England, and commenced teaching English at Kambala, a school for girls in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

David has had a life-long obsession with the Titanic and has become an expert on the subject. In 2009 he was awarded a Commonwealth Government scholarship to write The Midni

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