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The Halloween encyclopedia

Author: Lisa Morton
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Published in 2003, The Halloween Encyclopedia was the first encyclopedic reference on the cultural phenomenon known as Halloween. The book also deals with related holidays. Updated to 2010, this second edition includes more than 50 new entries. Many existing entries have been expanded and revised. Also featured are more than a dozen new illustrations, and an expanded bibliography"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morton, Lisa, 1958-
Halloween encyclopedia.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2011000088
(OCoLC)697036771
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Morton
ISBN: 9780786485406 078648540X
OCLC Number: 727806079
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Contents --
Preface 1 --
The Encyclopedia 3 --
Appendix I: Chronology of Halloween 0 --
Appendix II: Halloween in Literature and the Arts 0 --
Bibliography 0 --
Index 0.
Responsibility: Lisa Morton.

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Major entries include Samhain, witches, skeletons, the Day of the Dead, the jack-o'-lantern, and trick-or-treating. Hundreds of entries cover Halloween history and mythology, fortune-telling lore,  Read more...

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"a well-written resource"--Library Journal; "generously illustrated and indexed...a worthy addition"--Booklist; ""a valuable addition...recommended"--ARBA; "will fit the bill for any college-level Read more...

 
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