Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary

Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary

Detailing Nearly 2,500 Observances From All 50 States and More Than 100 Nations : A Compendious Reference Guide to Popular, Ethnic, Religious, National, and Ancient Holidays

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Baker & Taylor
"Contains information about nearly 2,500 holidays, festivals, holy days, feasts and fasts, and other observances, including popular, secular, and religious celebrations for more than 100 countries and every state of the United States"--Provided by publisher.

Book News
Intended for a wide audience of schoolchildren, college students, public libraries, and religious and cultural center groups, this volume contains information on nearly 2,500 holidays, festivals, and other observances from over 100 different countries. Entries are arranged alphabetically by name of holiday, and primarily consist of events currently celebrated or observed. Updated features of this edition include international & domestic tourist information; websites and contact information for public events; listings of legal holidays by countries and by states, admission days and facts about US states and territories, listing of US presidents, and an annotated bibliography. In addition to a general index, there are chronological and special subject indexes, and a section on calendar systems. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
This book is a compendious reference guide to popular, ethnic, religious, national, and ancient holidays, festivals, celebrations, commemorations, holy days, feasts, and fasts, including contact information and Web sites. Supplemented by special sections on calendar systems, admission days and facts about the states and territories, presidents of the United States, tourism information sources, and sate and national legal holidays; and by an annotated bibliography and chronological, historic, ancient, folkloric, calendar, promotional, sports, and subject indexes.

Baker
& Taylor

"Contains information about nearly 2,500 holidays, festivals, holy days, feasts and fasts, and other observances, including popular, secular, and religious celebrations for more than 100 countries and every state of the United States"--Provided by publisher.Contains information about nearly 2,500 holidays, festivals, holy days, feasts and fasts, and other observances, including popular, secular, and religious celebrations for more than one hundred countries and every state of the United States.
Contains information about nearly 2,500 holidays, festivals, holy days, feasts and fasts, and other observances, including popular, secular, and religious celebrations for more than one hundred countries and every state of the United States.

Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2005
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780780804227
0780804228
Branch Call Number: REF 394.26 HOL
Characteristics: xxxv, 906 p. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Henderson, Helene 1963-

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