A Universal Language
Michael O'Mara 2013
Hardback 224pp Illustrated
9781782430001   Product Code: 17181
From company logos to flags to punctuation marks, symbols are all around us, yet we rarely question their origins. In this concise, illustrated guide, Joseph Piercy delves into the secret histories of the signs we take for granted, and explains the origins of many political and cultural symbols such as the swastika, the shamrock and the Olympic rings.