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Holidays around the world

Author: Joseph Gaer; Anne Marie Jauss
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1953.
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An account of the celebrations and ceremonials of the five great religions -- Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gaer; Anne Marie Jauss
OCLC Number: 833433
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Everybody loves a holiday: Sun, the moon and the stars --
Holidays are history --
Chinese holidays: Say: Yang- say: Yin --
Spring is here (Li Chum)! --
New Year's festival: Burning of the kitchen god --
New Year's Eve --
Fourteen days of celebration --
Feast of the Lanterns (Teng Chieh) --
Pure and Bright Festival (Ch'ing Ming): Bow before a hero! --
"All Souls' Day" --
Dragon Boat Festival (Tuan Wu) --
Festival of the Tragic Lovers --
Birthdays of the sun and moon: Birthday of the Sun --
Birthday of the Moon --
Man in the Moon --
Kiteflying holiday (Chung Yang Chieh) --
Hindu holidays: "Nine and sixty ways" --
Not-so-happy new year's day --
House of the alligator --
Dhvajaropana --
Holiday of Incarnations (Krishnavatara): Three keys --
Incarnation of Vishnu (Janmashtami) --
Pilgrimage to Puri --
Festival of the Divine Mother (Durga Puja): Moment of worship --
Victories of Rama (Dussera) --
Festival of the Garland of Lights (Diwali or Dipavali): Rakhi Bandhana --
Silver is red --
Naraka Chaturdashi --
Festival of tools (Visvakarma Puja) --
Holi (Fire festival): Poet's Spring --
Bonfires of Holi --
Lucky and unlucky days. Jewish holidays: Gift of God (The Sabbath): "Remember the Sabbath-" --
Welcome the bride --
Friday, Saturday and Sunday --
Ten days of repentance: Book of Life --
Vicarious sacrifices --
Day of Atonement --
Festival of Booths (Succoth): "We were slaves in Egypt-" --
Succah --
When the skies open at midnight --
Eighth day that was added --
Torah Festival --
Celebration of a miracle (Hanukkah) --
New Year of the Trees (Hamishah Osar Bish'vat) --
Feast of Esther (Purim): Queen who lost her crown --
Contest for a queen --
How Haman became chamberlain --
Why Haman hated Jews --
How Esther saved her people --
Great Celebration (Passover) --
Scholars' Day (Lag B'omer) --
Pentecost (Shabuoth): Reception of the Law --
Grain harvest festival --
Christian holidays: Merry Christmas!: "Holly and the ivy" --
Old winter solstice --
"Silent Night-" --
Happy New Year!: Two-faced Janus --
Fast into feast --
Saint Valentine's Day: Wolves into Saint Valentine's clothing --
Easter: Stranger on the Road --
Easter parade --
Egg-rolling on the White House lawn --
May Day --
All Saints' Day: Halloween --
Lest we forget! --
Thanksgiving day --
Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox holidays --
Moslem holidays: Muharram: Tree at the boundary --
O, Husain! O, Husain! --
Ashura --
Prophet's Birthday (Maulid an-Nabi) --
Ramadan --
Festival of Sacrifice ('Id al-Adha) --
Pigrimage: Awe and wonder --
Ten rites --
Other holidays: Names are different --
Parsi holidays --
Holiday of the Jains --
World's newest holiday: United Nations Day --
Principal holidays observed in the United States.
Responsibility: by Joseph Gaer ; drawings by Anne Marie Jauss.

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An account of the celebrations and ceremonials of the five great religions -- Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism.

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