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Moon-Bearing Flags: Bright Side of the Moon

  • André G. Bordeleau
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Abstract

The Moon is found on many flags. It is often assumed that a Moon-bearing flag automatically belongs to a Muslim country. Well, not always. Aside from the fact the crescent moon and star symbol predates Islam, there are a few nations that have incorporated the Moon on their flag for different reasons.

Keywords

Full Moon White Stripe Islamic Republic Anness Publishing Lunar Eclipse 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • André G. Bordeleau
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  1. 1.KirklandCanada

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