Holidays and Festivals Index: A Descriptive Guide to Information on More Than 3,000 Holidays ...

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Helene Henderson, Barry Puckett
Omnigraphics, 1995 - Festivals - 782 pages
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A companion to Omnigraphics' Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, this index provides up-to-date information on more than 3,000 observances throughout the world. Holidays and Festivals Index functions as a master index to the Dictionary and more than twenty other standard reference works. It identifies sources on holidays, festivals, celebrations, commemorations, holy days, feasts and fasts, and other observances.

Helpful extra features include a section explaining various calendars of the world, summary tables of state and national public holidays, and an annotated bibliography of related texts. Extensive indexes: Chronological, Ethnic and Geographic, Name, and Religion.

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As the title indicates, this is strictly an index to holidays and festivals. No other information is included except name, derivation of name, location of celebration, ethnic or religious affiliation ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction by Tristram Potter Coffin
vii
Festivals
viii
Legal Holidays by State
xv
Legal Holidays by Country
xxiii
Words Relating to Periods of Time
li
Comparative Table of Calendar Systems
lxi
vnrj
lxxiv
A Descriptive Guide to Information on More
lxxviii
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lxxxviii
Holidays and Festivals Index l
248
Special Indexes
474
Index
655
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