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Cultural Studies

Holiday Symbols and Customs, 5th Ed.

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Holidays and their related symbols and customs reflect the history and identity of people of all cultures. This revised and expanded edition of Holiday Symbols and Customs provides an introduction to the many ways in which people celebrate and find meaning in these traditions.

Holiday Symbols and Customs, 5th edition, includes over 350 entries that cover such diverse topics as the Academy Awards, Cinco de Mayo, the Hiroshima Peace Ceremony, the Rose Bowl, and Watch Night. Each entry explains the type of holiday, when and where it is observed, and the related symbols and customs.


“Recommended for public and school libraries.”

—Booklist, Dec ’15

“Comprehensive reference for students in high school and up.”

— ProtoView (formerly Reference & Research Book News), Sep ’15