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State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols By Benjamin F. Shearer

State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols
by Benjamin F. Shearer

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A reference to state symbols, names, seals and flags. This third edition contains over 300 information updates and three new chapters. Areas covered include state and territory mottoes, capitols, flowers, trees, birds, songs, legal holidays and observances, license plates, stamps, and more.
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State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide, 3rd Edition by Benjamin F. Shearer

This must-have third revised and newly expanded edition of the only single reference source for information about state symbols features over 300 information updates plus three new chapters, updated license plate illustrations, and a newly formatted design for ease of use. Libraries that hold earlier editions of this work need this edition to keep their information on the states and territories current. With the addition of new chapters on state and territory universities, state and territory governors throughout U.S. history, state professional sports teams, and a complete revision of the chapter on state and territory fairs and festivals, the work now totals 17 chapters of essential information that is a treasure trove for students.

This completed redesigned reference work features chapters on state and territory names and nicknames, mottoes, seals, flags, capitals, flowers, trees, birds, songs, legal holidays and observances, license plates, postage stamps, miscellaneous designations, fairs and festivals, universities, governors, professional sports teams, and a bibliography of state and territory histories. The work features full-color illustrations of every state and territory seal, flag, flower, tree, bird, commemorative postage stamp, and license plate (updated for this edition).

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State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols Reviews


"New edition of a useful resource updates information that appeared in the second (1994) edition and adds chapters on state and territory universities, governors, and professional sports teams."-Booklist/RBB
..."first-rate, highly recommended reference for looking up anything state-related!"-The Bookwatch
"If you need this information in a single volume, this is it."-Blanche Woolls & David Loertscher (GaleGroup.com)
"[A]n authoritative resource offering facts and figures about states and territories."-Booklist Children's Reference Sources
"YAn authoritative resource offering facts and figures about states and territories."-Booklist Children's Reference Sources
?...first-rate, highly recommended reference for looking up anything state-related!?-The Bookwatch
?If you need this information in a single volume, this is it.?-Blanche Woolls & David Loertscher (GaleGroup.com)
?[A]n authoritative resource offering facts and figures about states and territories.?-Booklist Children's Reference Sources
?New edition of a useful resource updates information that appeared in the second (1994) edition and adds chapters on state and territory universities, governors, and professional sports teams.?-Booklist/RBB
.,."first-rate, highly recommended reference for looking up anything state-related!"-The Bookwatch

About Benjamin F. Shearer


BENJAMIN F. SHEARER is Vice-President for Student Affairs at Neumann College in Aston, Pennsylvania./e He and his wife Barbara are authors or compilers of several books published by Greenwood Press.

BARBARA S. SHEARER is Director of Public Services and External Relations at the Scott Memorial Library, Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia./e She and her husband Benjamin are authors or compilers of several books published by Greenwood Press.

Table of Contents


Introduction State and Territory Names and Nicknames State and Territory Mottoes State and Territory Seals State and Territory Flags State and Territory Capitals State and Territory Flowers State and Territory Trees State and Territory Birds State and Territory Songs State and Territory Legal Holidays and Observances State and Territory License Plates State and Territory Postage Stamps Miscellaneous Official State and Territory Designations State and Territory Fairs and Festivals State and Territory Universities State and Territory Governors State Professional Sport Teams Selected Bibliography of State and Territory Histories Index

Additional information

GOR010336001
State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide, 3rd Edition by Benjamin F. Shearer
Benjamin F. Shearer
Used - Very Good
Hardback
ABC-CLIO
2001-10-30
544
0313315345
9780313315343
N/A
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