Volume 22 (2015)

Available: out of print, online only (links below)

With this volume, Raven continues its standard format: several excellent articles on varied flag topics.  Volume 21 comprises:


Front matter

The Flag on Prospect Hill: A Response to Byron DeLear
Peter Ansoff, logistics analyst for the U.S. Navy  — Annandale, Virginia
Peter Ansoff continues the debate about the flag raised on Prospect Hill during the American Revolution.

The Phenomenon of Flag Homes: Musings on Meanings
Scot Guenter, Professor of American Studies, San José State University — San José, California
This essay discusses a variety of flag homes in the United States and analyzes the meanings behind this phenomenon.  Winner of the Captain William Driver Award for the best paper as NAVA 48 in 2014.

New Slaves: Kanye West, Brad Paisley, and Contemporary Confederate-Flag Discourse in Popular Music Iconography
Kenneth Hartvigsen, Brigham Young University — Salt Lake City, Utah
This article discusses the use of Confederate-flag discourse in popular music.

Wayne’s World (of Flags)
David B. Martucci, Assessor’s agent for Thomaston, Maine
This paper explores the story of Wayne Whipple and his flag designs.

Exploring the Genealogy of the President’s Flag of the United States of America, 1915-1959
Robert M. Williamson, Board Chairman and Curator of the House of Flags Museum — Columbus, North Carolina
This article discusses the evolution of the U.S. presidential flag.

End Matter

  • Kenneth W. Reynolds, Editor
  • Editorial Board:
  • Perry Dane, J.D., Rutgers School of Law
  • Scot M. Guenter, Ph.D., San José State University
  • Anne M. Platoff, M.S., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • John M. Hartvigsen, Salt Lake City, Utah (ex-officio)

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