National Days/national Ways: Historical, Political, and Religious Celebrations Around the World (Google eBook)

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Linda K. Fuller
Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2004 - Social Science - 350 pages
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From Martin Luther King Day to Waitangi Day, this collection surveys the gamut of national holidays. The celebrations analyzed include anniversaries of independence, religious observances, and government holidays. The analysis of each national day revolves around the role that communications play in uniting a country's citizenry.

Entries cover individual countries but intertwine to provide a holistic view of the topic of national days. Countries covered: Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Japan, Kuwait, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, the Ukraine, and the United States.

  

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About the author (2004)

LINDA K. FULLER is Professor of Communications at Worcester State College. She is responsible for more than 250 professional publications and conference reports and is author/editor of more than 20 books --- includingThe Cosby Show:Audiences, Impact, Implications (Greenwood 1992), Community Television in the United States:A Sourcebook on Public, Educational, and Governmental Access (Greenwood 1994), and Dictionary of Quotations in Communications (Greenwood 1997). She was a Fulbright Scholar Senior Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and was awarded a second Fulbright to do AIDS-related research in Senegal.

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