The Folklore of American Holidays

The Folklore of American Holidays

A Compilation of More Than 600 Beliefs, Legends, Superstitions, Proverbs, Riddles, Poems, Songs, Dances, Games, Plays, Pageants, Fairs, Foods, and Processions Associated With Over 140 American Calendar Customs and Festivals

Book - 1999
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Covering more than 125 American holidays, including well-known religious and secular holidays, this reference is chronologically arranged from New Year's Day to Christmas. Entries include a description of origins, historical background and general characteristics.
Publisher: Detroit : GALE, c1999.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780810388642
Call Number: 394 FOLKLORE
Characteristics: xxxiii, 573 p. ; 29 cm
Subjects: Holidays -- United States.
Folklore -- United States.
Festivals -- United States.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Folk tales.


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