Signs & Symbols of the World
by D.R. McElroy
1,001 fascinating symbols explained
Where did the symbol ∞ originate, and what was its first meaning? How did the ampersand symbol come about? And what is the full story behind that staring eye on top of the pyramid on our American dollar bill?
This comprehensive visual guide to signs and symbols offers the stories behind 1,001 signs and symbols, from ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day political and subculture symbols. Culled from a wide variety of sources, this extensive collection of written and cultural symbols, includes animals, instruments, stones, shapes, numbers, colors, plants, food, parts of the body, religious and astrological symbols, emojis, and gestures.
Learn all about the signs and symbols that surround us and their part in our rich world history.
Additional Book Details
|Release Date:||April 21, 2020|