A Dictionary of Symbols

Author: J. E. Cirlot

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Social Science

Page: 528

View: 616

A valuable reference, this informative and entertaining volume presents a key to elucidating the symbolic worlds encountered in both the arts and the history of ideas. 32 black-and-white illustrations.

A dictionary of symbols

Author: Jean Chevalier

Publisher: Penguin Group USA


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1174

View: 404

Discusses symbolism in folklore, art, and literature

Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols

A Dictionary of Symbols and Terms in Rock Blasting and Related Areas like Drilling, Mining and Rock Mechanics

Author: Agne Rustan

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 204

View: 557

This dictionary represents today the most extensive rock blasting dictionary available and it is therefore a valuable tool and essential for research and writing reports, papers to international journals. Terminology is important in the process of development of a science because it is the language for communication between students, teachers, technicians, scientists and practitioners in the field of blasting. This dictionary contains 1,980 terms, 316 symbols, ninety-three acronyms, abbreviations and shortened forms, 221 references, thirty-one figures, thity-two formulas and twenty-eight tables. In this book, not only short definitions of the terms are presented, but also a quantification of some terms is included, and their relationship to other parameters in blasting is highlighted. All students, teachers, technicians, engineers, scientists and practioners in the field of blasting should get a copy as a desk reference book. If we all use the same symbols for example, the reading of blasting papers is speeded up and facilitated a lot.

Dictionary of Symbols in Western Art

Author: Sarah Carr-Gomm



Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 476

A practical guide to the understanding and appreciation of Western Art. A delight to read and highly informative, the fascinating A-to-Z entries explore religious themes that have dominated Western painting and sculpture from its beginnings.

A Dictionary of Literary Symbols

Author: Michael Ferber



Category: Art

Page: 263

View: 170

Essential reference tool for scholars and students, explaining and illustrating common literary symbols.

Dictionary of Symbols

Author: Tom Chetwynd

Publisher: HarperThorsons


Category: Psychology

Page: 459

View: 155

The author draws from the collective wisdom of the great psychologists, particularly Jung, to create a guide to the language of symbols.

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols

With an Introduction to Dream Psychology

Author: Eric Ackroyd

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company


Category: Dream interpretation

Page: 316

View: 907

A guide to explaining symbols and meanings of dreams.