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Peace
By Ken Kolsbun

Peace

The Biography of a Symbol

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Format: Hardback

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Peace by Ken Kolsbun

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The surprising story of the sign in words and pictures, from its origins in the nuclear disarmament efforts of the late 1950s to its adoption by the antiwar movement of the 1960s, through its stint as a mass-marketed commodity and its enduring relevance now.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781426202940
ISBN-10: 1426202946
Format: Hardback
(212mm x 211mm x 15mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ken Kolsbun

Ken Kolsbun is a photographer, writer, historian, peace activist, game inventor, landscape architect, baseball fan, bicyclist, mail-order catalog designer, husband, and father. Kolsbun continues to be active in the peace movement and is an authority on the peace symbol itself. Michael S. Sweeney is a professor of journalism at Utah State University. He is the award-winning author of the acclaimed book Secrets of Victory, which was named 2001 Book of the Year by the American Journalism Historians Association, and of the National Geographic book God Grew Tired of Us, with Jon Bul Dau.

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