Holiday Symbols and Customs

Holiday Symbols and Customs

A Guide to the Legend and Lore Behind the Traditions, Rituals, Foods, Games, Animals, and Other Symbols and Activities Associated With Holidays and Holy Days, Feasts and Fasts, and Other Celebrations, Covering Ancient, Calendar, Religious, Historic, Folkloric, National, Promotional, and Sporting Events, as Observed in the United States and Around the World

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Describes the origins of more than 300 holidays observed in the United States and around the world. Explains where, when, and how each event is celebrated, with detailed information on the symbols and customs associated with the holiday. Includes contact information and web sites for related organizations.
Publisher: Detroit : Omnigraphics, c2009
Edition: 4th ed. --
ISBN: 9780780809901
Branch Call Number: REF 394.26 Hol 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xix, 1321 p. ;,24 cm


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RockCastle Aug 08, 2009

The book with a really long name - a total of 57 Words!

Around the world religious calendar and holiday symbols.

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