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Title Holidays around the world : detailing more than 3,400 observances from all 50 states and more than 100 nations
Edition Sixth edition
Published Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 1514)
Contents Holidays around the world -- Appendices -- Indexes
Summary A compendious reference guide to popular, ethnic, religious, national, and ancient holidays, festivals, celebrations, commemorations, holy days, feasts, and fasts, including contact information and websites. Supplemented by special sections on words relating to time, calendar systems, phases of the moon, the world's major living religions, facts about the U.S. States and territories, legal holidays by state, facts about the U.S. presidents, facts about countries around the world, legal holidays by country, tourism information sources; and by an annotated bibliography and chronology, historic, folkloric, calendar, promotional, sports, and subject indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Festivals -- Dictionaries.
Holidays -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017053667
ISBN 0780816587
9780780816589 (eBook)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)