Anniversaries and Holidays / Edition 5

Anniversaries and Holidays / Edition 5

by Bernard Trawicky, Ruth W. Gregory
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838906958

ISBN-13: 9780838906958

Pub. Date: 11/01/1999

Publisher: American Library Association

ß Cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. A compendium of 3,000 listings honoring a variety of cultural traditions. Part I is a calendar of fixed days, listing by month and date civic holidays, holy days, and anniversaries from around the world. Part II gives accessible explanations of the Julian and Gregorian calendar systems as well as non-Western…  See more details below

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ß Cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. A compendium of 3,000 listings honoring a variety of cultural traditions. Part I is a calendar of fixed days, listing by month and date civic holidays, holy days, and anniversaries from around the world. Part II gives accessible explanations of the Julian and Gregorian calendar systems as well as non-Western systems such as Hindu, Chinese, American Indian, and African, and includes formulas for moving holidays. Part III offers 40 pages of annotated references on days, historic events, and people. Trawicky is a calendar maker and text editor for the International Calendar. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838906958
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
11/01/1999
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.27(w) x 10.36(h) x 0.98(d)

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