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Holidays may be researched by looking up individual holidays in the encyclopedia databases. For a more general look at holidays, use the following databases:

--Use the icon link to "Cultures" and use the subtopics box on the right of the results list to select  Holidays, Ceremonies and Observances.


For Articles About Chinese New Year:

Holi : Festival of Colors:


    Architecture : From World History in Context


    Marco Polo : From Biography in Context


    Biographies : From Biography in Context

    Cultures and Holidays found in Encyclopedias

    The basic Encyclopedias are often a good source for information aboout countries, their cultures and holidays. Look up a particular country or the name of a people to locate appropriate articles. Many international holidays are also listed as subjects.



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        Wedding Customs : EBSCOHOST (will work in school only)




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