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by Helene Henderson

Download Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary ePub
  • ISBN 0780809823
  • ISBN13 978-0780809826
  • Language English
  • Author Helene Henderson
  • Publisher Omnigraphics Inc; 3 edition (July 28, 2006)
  • Formats doc txt azw mobi
  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Social Sciences
  • Size ePub 1652 kb
  • Size Fb2 1625 kb
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Whether one is interested in the Iditarod or Ramadan, Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World is the premier source of information.

Whether one is interested in the Iditarod or Ramadan, Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World is the premier source of information. New content includes more than 400 brand-new entries, among them independence and national days around the world; religious holidays from the Muslim, Sikh, Jain, and Zoroastrian denominations; Native American celebrations; an expanded section on calendar systems; and a perpetual calendar

Henderson, Helene, 1963 .

Henderson, Helene, 1963-. 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. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Words relating to periods of time - United States Presidents - Legal holidays by state - Legal holidays by country - Domestic tourism information sources - International tourism information sources - Bibliography - Indexes - Cronological - Fixed days and events - Movable.

The dictionary is arranged alphabetically by the name of the celebration and ranges from Aban Parab, at entry number 0001, to the Zydeco Music Festival, at number 2496.

ISBN-13: 978-0780804227. The dictionary is arranged alphabetically by the name of the celebration and ranges from Aban Parab, at entry number 0001, to the Zydeco Music Festival, at number 2496. Entries include the name of the celebration, time period, a brief description, contact information, and sources consulted. The remaining appendixes have been updated.

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A very wide variety of multinational festivals and holidays are celebrated around the world, whether within particular religions, cultures, or otherwise. Celebrations listed here are celebrated in at least two or more countries; for a list holidays,. Celebrations listed here are celebrated in at least two or more countries; for a list holidays, see List of holidays by country. Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God: 9 January. Feast of the Circumcision: 1 January. Saint Basil's Day: 1 January – In Greece, traditionally he is the Father Christmas figure.

Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World- Dictionary. Category: gale ecyclopedies, Arts, Humanities, Religion, Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World- Dictionary. 9 Mb. Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary. Helene, Henderson, Sue Ellen Thompson, Helene Henderson.

According to Helene Henderson’s book Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World .

According to Helene Henderson’s book Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, Sri Lanka is another country that has a nationwide celebration with public gatherings throughout the island and special services in the temples, churches, and mosques. There is nothing like physical and tangible celebration, but nothing reaches an entire population like mass communication.

A Calendar of Festivals (Barefoot, 2005). Henderson, Helene, ed. Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, 3rd ed. (Omnigraphics, 2005). Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights (Enslow, 2008). Margolis, Isidor, and . Jewish Holidays and Festivals: A Young Person’s Guide to the Stories, Practices and Prayers of Jewish Celebrations (Citadel, 2002). Breuilly, Elizabeth, and others. Festivals of the World (Checkmark, 2002). Jewish Holiday Traditions (Citadel, 2001). A Calendar of Festivals (Barefoot, 2005).

Helene Henderson - Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World- Dictionary. Читать pdf. Helene Henderson - Patriotic Holidays of the United States: An Introduction to the History, Symbols, and Traditions Behind The Major Holidays And Days Of Observance.