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Title Holidays around the world : detailing more than 3,400 observances from all 50 states and more than 100 nations.

Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 2018.


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 PAS Central Library Reference    R 394.26 HOL 2018    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library Reference.
Edition 6th edition.
Description viii, 1514 pages ; 29 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary A compendious reference guide to popular, ethnic, religious, national, and ancient holidays, festivals, celebrations, commemorations, holy days, feasts, and fasts, including contact information and websites. Supplemented by special sections on words relating to time, calendar systems, phases of the moon, the world's major living religions, facts about the U.S. States and territories, legal holidays by state, facts about the U.S. presidents, facts about countries around the world, legal holidays by country, tourism information sources; and by an annotated bibliography and chronology, historic, folkloric, calendar, promotional, sports, and subject indexes.
Subject Holidays -- Dictionaries.
Festivals -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Other Form: Online version: Holidays around the world. 6th edition. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 2018 9780780816589 (DLC) 2017053667 (OCoLC)1011548144
ISBN 9780780816190 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780780816589 (ebook)

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