African-American holidays, festivals, and celebrations : the history, customs, and symbols associated with both traditional and contemporary religious and secular events observed by Americans of African descent / by Kathlyn Gay ; foreword by Jean Currie Church ; introduction by Jessie Carney Smith

Author(s): Gay, Kathlyn
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Subjects: Holidays--United States
Festivals--United States
African Americans--Social life and customs
United States--Social life and customs
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2007
LC Classification: G, GT
Physical Description: xx, 569 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006035793
ISBN: 0780807790 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780780807792 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 481-505) and index
Summary: "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"--Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 74569271
ISBN/ISSN: 0780807790
9780780807792