The Illustrated Sourcebook of Signs PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Illustrated Sourcebook of Signs  free pdf This is a fascinating directory of more than 1200 visual images, with an expert analysis of their history and meaning. It offers a magnificent analysis of the way signs and symbols have been interpreted and represented through thousands of years, from earliest times to today. It is a pocket-size encyclopedia of all the different image that shape the world we live in, including the wheel, the cross, the gateway, the rainbow, the dragon and the sun. This title examines how signs and symbols developed as a means of non-verbal communication throughout history in art, religion, psychology, literature and everyday life. It shows how universal signs weave a continuous fabric throughout our cultures, and how modern systems still depend on ancient symbolism. It defines in words and pictures more than 1200 icons, graphic motifs, ideograms, signs and symbols. Signs and symbols are a fundamental part of the way we communicate. This book explores the iconography and symbolism that connect them all, including cave paintings of the circle and the square, the signs of the zodiac and modern computer iconography. It has an extensive directory of hundreds of individual graphics, from astrological signs to symbols from around the world, such as a pentagram, a dove and the Chinese sign of yin yang. An authoritative, accessible text make this a visual sourcebook and one-stop reference encyclopedia for scholars, dream-readers, scientists, psychologists, historians and astrologers of every kind.

About Mark O'Connell

Mark O'Connell is a process-orientated psychologist. He has direct experience of the social symbolism of the Maori, Aboriginal, Native American, Ghanaian and Amazonian Indian peoples. With Raje Airey, he is the author of Understanding Symbols (published by Southwater). Raje Airey is a well-known writer and editor, with a broad knowledge of many esoteric traditions. Raje is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and specializes in holistic healthcare.

Details Book

Author : Mark O'Connell
Publisher : Lorenz Books
Data Published : 01 August 2013
ISBN : 0754827283
EAN : 9780754827283
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Illustrated Sourcebook of Signs



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Signs and Symbols Bible free pdfThe Signs and Symbols Bible

    Everyday symbols such as the Freemason's set square or the lotus flower are familiar to nearly everyone. but few are aware of the true significance and fascinating origin of these signs. Originally used to provide protection from spirits..


  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Signs  free pdfThe Complete Encyclopedia of Signs

    This title deals with identification and analysis of the visual vocabulary that formulates our thoughts and dictates our reactions to the world around us. It is a fascinating guide to hundreds of symbols..


  • Neuroradiology Signs free pdfNeuroradiology Signs

    This is a comprehensive. full-color guide to neuroradiology signs across all imaging modalities. The first book of its kind. Neuroradiology Signs provides a multimodality review of more than 440 neuroradiologic signs in CT..


  • Dudas del Espanol [Spanish] free pdfDudas del Espanol [Spanish]

    Orthographic signs (diacritic marks. punctuation marks. and signs and symbols that are part of the Spanish writing system) are the essential pillars of any communicative structure..


  • Dudas del Espanol [Spanish] free pdfDudas del Espanol [Spanish]

    Orthographic signs (diacritic marks. punctuation marks. and signs and symbols that are part of the Spanish writing system) are the essential pillars of any communicative structure..


  • The Illustrated Sourcebook of Signs  free pdfThe Illustrated Sourcebook of Signs

    How To Download Audio Books. This is a fascinating directory of more than 1200 visual images, with an expert analysis of their history and meaning. It offers a magnificent analysis of the way signs an