eBook Holiday Symbols and Customs, 4th Edition

  • Helene Henderson
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  • ISBN-10: 0780811119
  • ISBN-13: 9780780811119
  • DDC: 394.26
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1321 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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People everywhere gather to celebrate different types of holidays and festivals, which reflect the history and identity of people of all cultures. This edition of Holiday Symbols and Customs provides an introduction to the many ways in which people celebrate and find meaning in these traditions.

Holiday Symbols and Customs includes over 300 entries that cover such diverse topics as the Academy Awards, Cinco de Mayo, the Hiroshima Peace Ceremony, the Rose Bowl, and Watch Night. Each entry explains the type of holiday, when and where it is observed, and the related symbols and customs.