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Encyclopedia of Christmas

nearly 200 alphabetically arranged entries covering all aspects of Christmas, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, symbols, and related days from Europe, America, and around the world

by Tanya Gulevich

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Published by Omnigraphics in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christmas -- Encyclopedias.

  • About the Edition

    "Like sparkling lights and colorful ornaments on a holiday tree, Encyclopedia of Christmas offers myriad facts all in one place. The subtitle says it all: "Nearly 200 alphabetically arranged entries covering all aspects of Christmas, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, symbols, and related days from Europe, America, and around the world." The Encyclopedia"s strong point is its international coverage reflected in the 20 or so entries devoted to Christmas in specific countries or regions all over the world, and the multicultural flavor of its articles. Web sites are offered for countries, Christmas trees, customs, and Christmas movies. Fact- and fun-filled, this is a resource for everyone."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTanya Gulevich ; illustrated by Mary Ann Stavros-Lanning.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT4985 .G79 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 729 p. :
    Number of Pages729
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL49358M
    ISBN 100780803876
    LC Control Number99052285

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Christmas, Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus. December 25 has become widely accepted as the date of Jesus’ birth. Christmas has also become a secular family holiday that is observed by Christians and non-Christians, is marked by the exchange of gifts, and features the mythical figure of Santa Claus.

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Pages in category "Christmas children's books" The following 43 pages are in this category, out of 43 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Explore the fact-checked online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of objective articles, biographies, videos, and images from experts.

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