eBook Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313086893
  • ISBN-13: 9780313086892
  • DDC: 641.3003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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From the earliest times, humans have enjoyed dining and entertainment with family and friends, from sharing a simple meal to an extravagant feast for a special celebration. In this two-volume set, entries tell the history of wedding and religious customs, holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, and modern get-togethers such as block parties and Superbowl parties. With a worldwide focus, entries on Dim Sum and the La Quinceanera Party, Deepavali and Juneteenth cover many cultures. In addition, entries on Ancient Rome, Medieval entertaining, and others give an inside view as to what entertaining was like during those times, should readers want to recreate these themes for school projects or club banquets. Whether a student of history or world language class, or an adult planning a theme party, there is something in Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl for everyone.