Holidays and Festivals Index

Holidays and Festivals Index

A Descriptive Guide to Information on More Than 3,000 Holidays

Book - 1995
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A guide to some 3,000 holidays, festivals, celebrations, commemorative days, feasts, and fasts held in countries around the world, as found in 26 well-known and widely held dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works on special days and observances. The main text is an alphabetical arrangement of events by name. Entries may include name of event, person or event named for or honored, location, ethnic or religious group, date established, date of observance, and sources with page numbers. Also included is a section explaining the different calendars of the world and tables of state and national public holidays. An annotated bibliography lists a wide range of books for all ages. Ethnic and geographic, name, religion, and chronological indexes follow the main index. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Detroit : Omnigraphics, c1995
ISBN: 9780780800120
Branch Call Number: 394.26 H732f
394.26 H732f
Characteristics: cv, 782 p. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Puckett, Barry
Henderson, Helene 1963-


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