Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl An Encyclopedia 2 volumes

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl : an encyclopedia / edited by Melitta Weiss Adamson and Francine Segan. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl  An Encyclopedia  2 volumes

From the earliest times, humans have enjoyed dining and entertainment with family and friends, from sharing a simple meal to an extravagant feast for a special celebration. In this two-volume set, entries tell the history of wedding and religious customs, holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, and modern day get togethers such as block parties and Superbowl parties. Providing a worldwide perspective on celebration, entries on topics such as Dim Sum, La Quinceanera Parties, Deepavali, and Juneteenth cover many cultures. In addition, entries on Ancient Rome, Medieval entertaining, and others give an inside view as to what entertaining was like during those times, should readers want to recreate these themes for school projects or club banquets. Whether a student of history or world language class, or an adult planning a theme party, there is something in Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl for everyone.

More Books:

Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 628
Authors: Melitta Weiss Adamson, Francine Segan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

From the earliest times, humans have enjoyed dining and entertainment with family and friends, from sharing a simple meal to an extravagant feast for a special celebration. In this two-volume set, entries tell the history of wedding and religious customs, holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, and modern day get
The Entertaining Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 477
Authors: Denise Vivaldo
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Robert Rose Incorporated

Cooking for parties.
WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: DK
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Delve into the world of WWE with the most expansive all-encompassing e-guide ever produced on sports entertainment! Get all the history, facts, and stats on the Superstars you love in the updated WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment. This bumper new edition packs more than 1,100 Superstars into more than 400
The New Fun Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Elvin Oscar Harbin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher:

Suggests theme ideas for parties, gives advice on invitations, decorations, and menus, and describes appropriate songs and games
History and Society During the Mamluk Period (1250-1517)
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Stephan Conermann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH

The authors of this volume discuss a wide range of issues: medicine and non-Muslim doctors in Mamluk Cairo, social order in 15th-century Damascus, official reports of natural disasters (mahadir) as sources for Mamluk geography, folk literature, the narrative analysis of ego-documents, the legal system in Damascus during the late Mamluk