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Encyclopedia of Observances, Holidays & Celebrations [NOOK Book]

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The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of major holidays around the world. Introduces major world carnival, festivals and parades.

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Encyclopedia of Observances, Holidays & Celebrations

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Overview

The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of major holidays around the world. Introduces major world carnival, festivals and parades.

Features

  • Where is the best time to spend February?
  • What nation celebrates Durga Puja in September?
  • What are major film festivals around the world?
  • Do you know what is celebrated on March 8, and where?
  • When is Vietnamese New Year, and how is it celebrated?
  • Educate yourself about world celebrations, observations, parades, carnivals, festivals and holidays
  • Use your down time to read about your favorite holidays
  • Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases.
  • Access the e-book anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.

Table of Contents

Index By Month | A-Z Index

Holidays: Overview | National Holidays | International | Labour Day | Flag Day | Independence Day | Republic Day | Federal holiday (USA) | Unofficial | New Year | Secular Holidays List | Holidays of Japan | Chinese Holidays

Religious Holidays: Christian | Buddhist | Muslim | Jewish | Hindu | Bahá'í | Celtic/Pagan/Neopagan

Festivals: Overview | Arts Festival | Beer Festival | Literary Festival | Film Festival | Music Festival | Food Festival | Religious Festival | Sand Festival | Theatre Festival | Hot air balloon festivals | LGBT Festivals | Storytelling festival | New Media art festivals | Renaissance fair
Festivals by Country: Australia | Romania | Iran | Canada | United States | United Kingdom | Hindu | China | Japan

Carnivals: Overview | History | Around the world: Cities | Europe | Latin America | North America & Australia | Carnivals List | Parades | Parties

About Calendars: Liturgical year | Gregorian calendar | Roman Catholic calendar of saints | Islamic Calendar | Buddhist Calendar | Hebrew Calendar | Chinese Calendar

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605011776
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Reference
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

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