Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl

Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl

by Melitta Weiss Adamson
     
 

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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 day get togethers such as block parties and Superbowl

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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 day get togethers such as block parties and Superbowl parties. With a worldwide focus, entries on Dim Sum and the La Quinceanera Party, Deepavali and Junteenth, 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. Sample entries include
*American Etiquette Books
*Ancient Greece
*Ancient Rome
*Barn Raising
*Book Clubs
*Brazil
*Brunch
*Buffet
*Cake and Candles
*Celtic Feasting
*Champagne
*Children's Birthdays
*Civil War Entertaining
*Colonial America
*Dessert
*Finger bowls
*Funeral Food
*Italy
*Kwanzaa
*La Quinceanera
*Mardi Gras
*Medieval Entertaining
*Parisian Cafes
*Party Favors
*Potluck
*Progressive Dinner Parties
*Renaissance Entertaining
*Rent Parties
*Soul Food
*Martha Stewart
*Tapas
*Tea Ceremonies
*Toasts
*World War II Entertaining and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313339592
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Pages:
320

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