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Thanksgiving : an American holiday, an American history

Author: Diana Karter Appelbaum
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts On File, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Thanksgiving from Colonial times, through the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, Victorian days, into the 20th century. Includes a 19th century Thanksgiving menu and numerous illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Literary collections
Holiday
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Appelbaum, Diana Karter.
Thanksgiving.
New York, N.Y. : Facts On File, ©1984
(OCoLC)891421616
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Karter Appelbaum
ISBN: 0871969742 9780871969743 0816012911 9780816012916
OCLC Number: 10071356
Description: ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: That elusive first Thanksgiving --
A holiday is born --
Thanksgiving comes of age in New England --
Revolutionary holiday --
Political feast in a new republic --
It never rained on Thanksgiving --
Old holiday in a new home --
Proclaiming Thanksgiving throughout the land --
Yankee abolitionist holiday --
Years of sorry, day of thanks --
Victorian holiday --
Thanksgiving kicks up its heels --
Outlaws and turkey in the wild west --
All-American Thanksgiving --
The fourth Thursday in November --
Tradition in an irreverant age --
Appendix: The harvest feast, a culinary history.
Responsibility: Diana Karter Appelbaum.

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A history of Thanksgiving from Colonial times, through the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, Victorian days, into the 20th century. Includes a 19th century Thanksgiving menu and numerous illustrations.
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