The American Flag
An Encyclopedia of the Stars and Stripes in U.S. History, Culture, and Law
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This title is a comprehensive resource for understanding all aspects of the American flag and its relationship to the American people. The encyclopedia provides a thorough historical examination of key developments in the flag's design as well as laws and court decisions related to the flag and the First Amendment. In relation to the flag's history, it also discusses evolving public attitudes about its importance as a national symbol.
The encyclopedia contains illuminating scholarly essays on presentations of the flag in American politics, the military, and popular culture including art, music, and journalism. Additionally, these essays address important rules of flag etiquette and modern controversies related to them, from flag-burning to refusing to stand during the playing of the U.S. National Anthem.
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