The Halloween Encyclopedia

The Halloween Encyclopedia

Lisa Morton


First released via McFarland in 2003, The Halloween Encyclopedia (described via Booklist as "a priceless addition to public and faculty libraries in addition to the reference cabinets of reporters and leaders of neighborhood events") was once the 1st encyclopedic reference at the cultural phenomenon referred to as Halloween. The booklet additionally offers with such comparable vacation trips as Britain's man Fawkes Day, Mexico's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the useless) and the Celtic get together Samhain. Now up to date to 2010, this moment variation contains greater than 50 new entries, overlaying topics starting from people artwork to African American legends. Many current entries were elevated and revised, with new entries ("Chronology of Halloween" and "Halloween in Literature and the Arts") in either appendices. additionally featured are greater than a dozen new illustrations, and an multiplied bibliography.

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