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Author Hillstrom, Laurie Collier, 1965-
Title The Thanksgiving book : a companion to the holiday covering its history, lore, traditions, foods, and symbols, including primary sources, poems, prayers, songs, hymns, and recipes : supplemented by a chronology, bibliography with web sites, and index / by Laurie C. Hillstrom.
Pub Info Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, ©2008.
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book jacket
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 Vineyard Haven Children's  J 394.2 HIL     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Reference  REF 394.2649 HIL     LIB USE ONLY
Descript xi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "Provides information about the history, lore, traditions, foods, and symbols of the Thanksgiving celebration. Features include narrative overviews and primary source documents, chronology, and resources for further information"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-316) and index.
Contents Preface -- Essays -- Primary sources -- The Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving -- The revolutionary period -- America embraces the pilgrims -- New England Thanksgivings -- Thanksgiving spreads beyond New England -- The Civil War and creation of a national holiday -- Thanksgiving in the early 20th century -- Thanksgiving in wartime -- Native American perspectives on Thanksgiving -- Thanksgiving in modern times -- Recipes -- Chronology.
Subject Thanksgiving Day.
Related To Online version: Hillstrom, Laurie Collier, 1965- Thanksgiving book. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, ©2008 (OCoLC)760196230
ISBN 9780780804036 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0780804031 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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