A Flag Worth Dying For

The Power and Politics of National Symbols

Author: Tim Marshall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501168339

Category: History

Page: 304

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First published in Great Britain in 2016 by Elliott and Thompson Limited as: Worth dying for: the power and politics of flags.

Worterbuch Design

Author: Michael Erlhoff

Publisher: Birkhauser

ISBN: 9783764381431

Category: Design

Page: 472

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This dictionary provides a stimulating and categorical foundation for a serious international discourse on design. It is a handbook for everyone concerned with design in career or education, who is interested in it, enjoys it, and wishes to understand it. 110 authors from Japan, Austria, England, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United States, and elsewhere have written original articles for this design dictionary. Their cultural differences provide perspectives for a shared understanding of central design categories and communicating about design. The volume includes both the terms in use in current discussions, some of which are still relatively new, as well as classics of design discourse. A practical book, both scholarly and ideal for browsing and reading at leisure.

Prisoners of Geography

Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World

Author: Tim Marshall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501121472

Category: History

Page: 320

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First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Elliott and Thompson Limited.

The American Flag: An Encyclopedia of the Stars and Stripes in U.S. History, Culture, and Law

Author: John R. Vile

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144085789X

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

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At a time when the U.S. flag is both a source of both pride and controversy, this volume provides the first encyclopedic A-to-Z treatment of the U.S. flag in American history, culture, and law. • Offers the only encyclopedic A-to-Z treatment of the U.S. flag • Features essays on important flag-related topics by leading historians • Includes a timeline, a bibliography, and an index for ease of reference • Provides cross references and resources for further research in each entry

Interactive Exercises for Cross-Cultural Psychology

Encounters With a Complex World

Author: David C Devonis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351013696

Category: Psychology

Page: 270

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Interactive Exercises for Cross-Cultural Psychology provides material for interactive discussion of a range of topics in cross-cultural psychology, including regional and indigenous psychology; symbolic and expressive psychology; identity; social perception and cognition; interpersonal interaction; emotion, motivation, and health; development and family; government and law; economics and work; environmental psychology; animals and other species; and the psychology of recreation and sport. It will help students apply cultural psychology to social issues, and makes these issues relevant to students in health, forensic, organizational, sport and exercise, and other applied psychology fields. It offers suggestions for exposition, simulation, and confrontation of important cultural issues that matter to students, while allowing for maximum creativity in instructional design. Thoroughly and currently referenced, with connections to a wide range of accessible web-based and open-source materials, it is user-friendly across a spectrum of classroom and workshop applications, including online delivery.

The Age of Walls

How Barriers Between Nations Are Changing Our World

Author: Tim Marshall

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501183923

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

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Tim Marshall, the New York Times bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography, analyzes the most urgent and tenacious topics in global politics and international relations by examining the borders, walls, and boundaries that divide countries and their populations. The globe has always been a world of walls, from the Great Wall of China to Hadrian’s Wall to the Berlin Wall. But a new age of isolationism and economic nationalism is upon us, visible not just in Trump’s obsession with building a wall on the Mexico border or in Britain’s Brexit vote but in many other places as well. China has the great Firewall, holding back Western culture. Europe’s countries are walling themselves against immigrants, terrorism, and currency issues. South Africa has heavily gated communities, and massive walls or fences separate people in the Middle East, Korea, Sudan, India, and other places around the world. In fact, at least sixty-five countries, more than a third of the world’s nation-states, have barriers along their borders. There are many reasons why walls go up, because we are divided in many ways: wealth, race, religion, and politics, to name a few. Understanding what is behind these divisions is essential to understanding much of what’s going on in the world today. As with Marshall’s first two books, The Age of Walls is a brisk read, divided by geographic region. He provides an engaging context that is often missing from political discussion and draws on his real life experiences as a reporter from hotspots around the globe. He examines how walls (which Marshall calls “monuments to the failure of politics”), borders, and barriers have been shaping our political landscape for hundreds of years, and especially since 2001, and how they figure in the diplomatic relations and geo-political events of today.

The Confederate Flag

Author: Anne Cunningham

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1534502327

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 200

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Is it a symbol of pride in one's heritage or an ugly reminder of slavery and the fruits of racism? The issue of whether the Confederate flag belongs in front of government buildings, or even on Southern pride paraphernalia, has been a hot button for more than a century, long after the Civil War was fought and won. This book takes a close look at the flag's origins, its controversial history, what meaning it has for Americans living today, and the ongoing debate on its use and display.

Divided

Author: Tim Marshall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781783963744

Category:

Page: 256

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