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Title The American book of days / edited by Mary Le Rouge.

Publication Info. Ipswich, Massachusetts : The H.W. Wilson Company, a division of EBSCO Information Services, [2015]


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 Bristol, Main Library - Reference Material  RE394.26 AMERICAN    In-Library Use Only
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  394.26 AME    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Reference Material  R 394.2 AME    In-Library Use Only
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Edition Fifth edition.
Description xxv, 1062 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Note Previous edition entered under: Christianson, Stephen G.
Includes index.
Contents Preface -- A note on movable feasts -- List of days and events -- January -- February -- March -- April -- May -- June -- July -- August -- September -- October -- November -- December -- Appendix A. The calendar -- Appendix B. The era -- Appendix C. The days of the week -- Appendix D. Signs of the zodiac -- Appendix E. United States Constitution -- Appendix F. Declaration of Independence -- Appendix G. Articles of Confederation -- Appendix H. Mayflower Compact of 1620 -- Appendix I. Important public holidays and events.
Summary The American Book of Days features 850 essays marking important anniversaries and the birthdays of history-making Americans throughout the 366 days of the year. All American holidays and pivotal moments are noted as readers can delve into fascinating and often overlooked accounts connected to otherwise familiar facts of American history. Cross-references and an extensive index make information easy to find, while expanded appendices feature historical documents.
Subject Holidays -- United States.
Fasts and feasts -- United States.
Festivals -- United States.
Fasts and feasts. (OCoLC)fst00921741
Festivals. (OCoLC)fst00923329
Holidays. (OCoLC)fst00958730
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Le Rouge, Mary, editor.
Christianson, Stephen G. American book of days. 4th edition.
ISBN 9781619254695
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