The Folklore of American Holidays

The Folklore of American Holidays

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Depicts items of folklore associated with American holidays and festivals, reflecting the culture of America from colonial times to the present

Book News
Vividly illustrates the rich body of history and lore behind 133 holidays celebrated in the US. The folklore items have been increased 22%, and coverage of 23 new holidays better represents the diversity of American ethnic cultures, including among them Cinco de Mayo, Tu B'Shevat, Bastille Day, Ramadan, and Kawanza. On "Carry-out for Passover": "for those who do not think about ordering in advance, Shalom Market at 2307 University Blvd. in Silver Spring will carry Schleider's matzo rolls, apple schalet and potato and noodle kugels." This is culture. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research, c1991
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780810376021
Branch Call Number: 394.2 FOL
Characteristics: xxxi, 509 p. ; 29 cm


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