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The Swastika by Thomas Wilson

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The Swastika
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Publisher: U. S. National Museum
ISBN/ASIN: 098240347X
Number of pages: 344

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Originally published under the auspices of the United States National Museum (now the Smithsonian), this book is the most comprehensive scholarly study of the history and use of the ancient swastika symbol ever undertaken. Its author, Thomas Wilson, participated in the excavation of an Indian burial mound in Ohio where several large copper swastikas were discovered. This unusual find sparked Wilson's curiosity and led to the research that ultimately became this book.

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