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By Peter M. Daly

ISBN-10: 1472430131

ISBN-13: 9781472430137

the logo used to be immense company in early-modern Europe, used generally not just in revealed books and broadsheets, but additionally to accessorize pottery, metalware, furnishings, glass and home windows and diverse different household, devotional and political gadgets. At its most elementary point easily a mixture of symbolic visible photograph and texts, a symbol is a hybrid composed of phrases and imagine. although, as this booklet demonstrates, knowing the right and sometimes a number of that means, goal and message trademarks conveyed can end up a remarkably slippery strategy. during this publication, Peter Daly attracts upon a long time’ examine to mirror upon the hot upsurge in scholarly curiosity in, and rediscovery of, logos following years of relative forget. starting via contemplating a number of the seldom requested, yet vital, questions that the learn of logos increases, together with the significance of the logo, the reality price of trademarks, and the transmission of information via logos, the booklet then strikes directly to examine extra closely-focussed features comparable to the position of mnemonics, mottoes and visible rhetoric. the quantity concludes with a evaluation of a few probably inadequately thought of matters equivalent to the position of Jesuits (who had a job within the ebook of a couple of area of all identified logo books), and questions equivalent to how those hybrid constructs have been truly learn and interpreted. Drawing upon a database containing files of 6,514 books of trademarks and imprese, this research indicates new methods for students to procedure vital questions that experience no longer but been satisfactorily broached within the general works on emblems.

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