Symbols: A Universal Language

Symbols: A Universal Language

by Joseph Piercy

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Symbols: A Universal Language by Joseph Piercy


From logos to flags to punctuation marks, symbols are all around us. But we’re so used to seeing them that we never question why, for instance, the heart symbol is anatomically incorrect or why the Bluetooth symbol is named after a 10th-century Danish king in need of dental work. Symbols shows just how much importance has been attached to the smallest and simplest of ideas, and features over 40 of the most significant symbols from religion, politics and popular culture down the centuries. Did you know that 15% of all tweets on twitter contain the hash tag symbol? That's over 41 million uses of # each day. Or that the "smiley face" originated in Massachusetts in the 1960s? This fascinating book highlights the roles symbols have played throughout history and how they have shaped our understanding of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782437697
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 815,823
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Joseph Piercy is the author of Are You Turning into Your Dad? and Slippery Tipples: A Guide to Weird and Wonderful Spirits & Liqueurs.

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