- Author : Melitta Weiss Adamson
- Publisher : ABC-CLIO
- Release Date : 2008-10-30
- Genre: History
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- ISBN 10 : 9780313086892
Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl An Encyclopedia 2 volumes Book Description :
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. W...