On flags, but covering same sort of ground and, from memory, drawing on
general literature on symbolism. I assume no ones come up with anything
else worthwhile in the intervening 33 years.
Weitzman, Sasha R.
National flags: a sociological overview
Semiotica 8  1973
Also Dennis Altman has a book on the stories behind stamp designs. DA is a
political economist and I think the book took a stamps as political art
perspective, despite format done as a popular read.
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Subject: work on imagery on coins, stamps, etc
> does anyone know of good work that has been carried out on the imagery
> coins, bank notes and stamps?
> Douglass W. Bailey AB., MPhil., PhD. (Cantab.)
> Head of Cardiff Archaeology
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