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 WorldBook - 2009
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. --
Branch Call Number: REF 394.26 Hol 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xix, 1321 p. ;,24 cm