• The Lincoln Library of Essential Information, 44th Ed.

      Provides users with comprehensive and authoritative articles written by subject matter experts in the areas education, language and logic, philosophy and religion, literature, arts, history, government, physical sciences, biological sciences, social science, architecture, engineering, entertainment and sports, business and law. Includes illustrations, questions to test comprehension, and recommended sources for further study.

      • Publication Date: 2012
      • ISBN: 978-0-912168-22-7
      • Available as E-Book: No
      • Web Price: $149.00

    • Encyclopedia of Christmas and New Year’s Celebrations, 2nd Ed.

      More than 240 alphabetically arranged entries covering Christmas, New Year’s, and related days of observance, including folk and religious customs, history, legends, and symbols from around the world. Also includes a bibliography and index.

      • Publication Date: 2003
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-0625-2
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $47.60


    • Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival and Lent

      A guide to the Easter season’s joyous celebration and solemn worship, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, folklore, symbols, and related days from Europe, the Americas, and around the world. Supplemented by a bibliography, list of web sites, and index.

      • Publication Date: 2002
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-0432-6
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $40.60


    • Holiday Symbols and Customs, 5th Ed.

      Describes the origins of more than 350 holidays observed in the United States and around the world. Explains where, when, and how each event is celebrated, with detailed information on the symbols and customs associated with the holiday. Includes contact information and web sites for related organizations.

      • Publication Date: 2015
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1364-9
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $119.00

    • Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of The World Dictionary, 5th Ed.

      A comprehensive dictionary that describes more than 3,300 holidays and festivals celebrated around the world. Features both secular and religious events from many different cultures, countries, and ethnic groups. Includes contact information for events; multiple appendices with background information on world holidays; extensive bibliography; multiple indexes.

      • Publication Date: 2015
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1362-5
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $159.00

    • Life Events and Rites of Passage

      The customs and symbols of major life-cycle milestones, including cultural, secular, and religious traditions observed in the United States. Features important life events from the nation’s major religious and ethnic groups.

      • Publication Date: 2008
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-0735-8
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $44.80


    • Religious Holidays and Calendars, 3rd Ed.

      Comprehensive source of information about the calendars and holidays of the world’s religions. Provides concise information about the beliefs, practices, and history of more than 20 major religions. Additional features include bibliography, calendar index, holiday index, and master index.

      • Publication Date: 2004
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-0665-8
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $59.50


    • Understanding Islam and Muslim Traditions

      An introduction to the religious practices, celebrations, festivals, observances, beliefs, folklore, customs, and calendar system of the world’s Muslim communities. Includes an overview of Islamic history and geography.

      • Publication Date: 2004
      • ISBN: 978-0-7808-0704-4
      • Available as E-Book: Yes
      • Web Price: $46.90