Holidays, festivals, and celebrations of the world dictionary : detailing more than 2,000 observances from all 50 states and more than 100 nations /

Other Authors: Henderson, Helene, 1963-, Thompson, Sue Ellen.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 1997.
Edition: 2nd ed.
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Item Description: "A compendious reference guide to popular, ethnic, religious, national, and ancient holidays, festivals, celebrations, commemorations, holy days, feasts, and fasts; supplemented by special sections on calendar systems, the millenium, admission days and facts about the states and territories, Presidents of the United States, tourism information sources, and web sites on holidays; special indexes of chronological, ethnic and geographic, historical, religious, ancient, folkloric, calendar, promotional and sports holidays, state and national legal holidays, general, and subject indexes."
Physical Description: xlvii, 822 p. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 543-565) and indexes.
ISBN: 0780800745 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)