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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