African American Holidays Festivals And Celebrations

African American Holidays  Festivals  and Celebrations
Publisher Omnigraphics Incorporated
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 569
ISBN UOM:39015069351685
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"Provides information about the history and celebration of more than 100 holidays, festivals, and other events observed by Americans of African descent. Features include narrative overviews, chronology of historical events related to holidays and festival

African American Holidays  Festivals  and Celebrations
  • Author : Kathlyn Gay
  • Publisher : Omnigraphics Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2007

"Provides information about the history and celebration of more than 100 holidays, festivals, and other events observed by Americans of African descent. Features include narrative overviews, chronology of historical events related to holidays and festival

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African American Holidays  Festivals  and Celebrations
  • Author : Angela Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017

Provides information about the history and celebration of more than 100 holidays, festivals, and other events observed by Americans of African descent. Features include narrative overviews, chronology of historical events related to holidays and festivals, calendar and geographical listings of observances, bibliography, and contact information and web sites.

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African American Holidays  Festivals  and Celebrations
  • Author : Kathlyn Gay,Jean Currie Church,Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007

African-American Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations presents the history, customs, symbols, and lore of more than 100 diverse holidays and festivals celebrated by Americans of African descent in the United States. Events covered include historical and contemporary African-American holidays--ranging from slave observances to Kwanzaa.

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African American Holidays  Festivals  and Celebrations
  • Author : Angela L. Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17

African-American Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations, 2nd Edition presents the history, customs, symbols, and lore of more than 100 diverse holidays and festivals celebrated by Americans of African descent in the United States.Events covered include historical and contemporary African-American holidays-ranging from slave observances to Kwanzaa. Also covered are holidays and festivals

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Holidays  Festivals  and Celebrations of the World Dictionary
  • Author : Sue Ellen Thompson,Barbara W. Carlson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994

Describes the background of each holiday and how it is celebrated.

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Celebrate America s Diversity
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993

Read online Celebrate America s Diversity written by , published by which was released on 1993. Download full Celebrate America s Diversity Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Kwanzaa
  • Author : Keith A. Mayes
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2009

Kwanzaa: Black Power and the Making of the African-American Holiday Tradition explores the beginning and expansion of Kwanzaa, from its start as a Black Power holiday, to its place as one of the most mainstream black holiday traditions.

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Encyclopedia of African American Popular Culture  4 volumes
  • Author : Jessie Carney Smith
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-12-17

This four-volume encyclopedia contains compelling and comprehensive information on African American popular culture that will be valuable to high school students and undergraduates, college instructors, researchers, and general readers. • Contains writings from 100 contributing authors, all identified in a separate listing • Includes a chronology placing pivotal events—such as the beginning

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African American Culture  An Encyclopedia of People  Traditions  and Customs  3 volumes
  • Author : Omari L. Dyson,Judson L. Jeffries Ph.D.,Kevin L. Brooks
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-07-31

Covering everything from sports to art, religion, music, and entrepreneurship, this book documents the vast array of African American cultural expressions and discusses their impact on the culture of the United States. According to the latest census data, less than 13 percent of the U.S. population identifies as African American;

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  • Author : Shannon Graff Hysell
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2007

For the past three decades, ARBA has kept librarians up to date on the latest reference materials by providing high-quality, critical reviews. The 2007 edition of ARBA continues this great tradition by providing users with access to 1,600-plus reviews of both print and online resources, written by more than 400 academic, public,

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African American Folklore  An Encyclopedia for Students
  • Author : Anand Prahlad
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-08-08

African American folklore dates back 240 years and has had a significant impact on American culture from the slavery period to the modern day. This encyclopedia provides accessible entries on key elements of this long history, including folklore originally derived from African cultures that have survived here and those that originated

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Religious Celebrations  An Encyclopedia of Holidays  Festivals  Solemn Observances  and Spiritual Commemorations  2 volumes
  • Author : J. Gordon Melton
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13

This two-volume work presents a comprehensive survey of all the ways people celebrate religious life around the globe. • More than 800 A–Z entries on religious holidays and calendars • Photographs of people celebrating various holidays around the world • A bibliography with each entry that offers sources for further research

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Festivals of Freedom
  • Author : Mitchell Alan Kachun,Professor of History Mitch Kachun
  • Publisher : Liverpool University Press
  • Release Date : 2003

With the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade in 1808, many African Americans began calling for a day of publick thanksgiving to commemorate this important step toward freedom. During the ensuing century, black leaders built on this foundation and constructed a distinctive and vibrant tradition through their celebrations of the end

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The World of Jim Crow America  A Daily Life Encyclopedia  2 volumes
  • Author : Steven A. Reich
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-06-30

This two-volume set is a thematically-arranged encyclopedia covering the social, political, and material culture of America during the Jim Crow Era. • Gives readers hard to find but important details about the daily lives of African Americans during the Jim Crow era • Offers insights based on social history into the daily

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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July
  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-23

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? (1852) is a novella by Frederick Douglass. Having escaped from slavery in the South at a young age, Frederick Douglass became a prominent orator and autobiographer who spearheaded the American abolitionist movement in the mid-nineteenth century. In this famous speech, published widely

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