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Holidays Around the World
A Select Bibliography of Resources at Palomar College Library

WEBSITES

Additional holiday websites may be found on the Library's Online Reference Tools page (http://www.palomar.edu/library/subjects/reference.htm#Miscellaneous).

Earth Calendar-Holidays Around the World
http://www.earthcalendar.net/index.php

Winter Solstice Celebrations
http://www.religioustolerance.org/winter_solstice.htm

Hanukkah Song and Prayer Recordings
http://jnul.huji.ac.il/dl/music/hanukkah/

New Year's Celebrations Around the World 
http://www.topics-mag.com/internatl/holidays/new-year/page.htm

Kwanzaa: Resources from Palomar College Library
http://www.palomar.edu/library/subjects/HotTopics/KWANZAA.htm

BOOKS AND MEDIA

The books listed below may be found at Palomar College Library; for location and additional information about each title, click the blue hyperlink. Search our catalog for related books or search the catalogs of other libraries.

CE76 .H65 1999
Baker, B.A. (Ed.). (1999). Holidays and anniversaries of the world: A comprehensive catalog containing detailed information on every month and day of the year. Detroit: Gale.

GT4985 .B63 2000
Bowler, G.Q. (2000). The world encyclopedia of Christmas. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart.

GT 3930 .E53 2006
Dennis, M. (2006). Encyclopedia of holidays and celebrations: A country-by-country guide. New York: Facts on File.

GT3925 .D86 1988
Dunkling, L. (1988). A dictionary of days. New York: Facts on File.

BM695 .H3 H36 1994
Fabian-Baber Communications (Director). (1994). Hanukkah/Passover [Videorecording]. Bala Cynwyd, PA: Schlessinger Video Productions.

BM695.H3 H37
Goodman, P. (1976). The Hanukkah anthology. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America.

GT3930 .F65 1998
Griffin, R.H. & Shurgin, A.H. (Eds.). (1998). The folklore of world holidays. Detroit: Gale Research.

PERIODICAL ARTICLES

The full-text of these articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlink. Find additional articles in the EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier or in another online database. Passwords are required for off-campus access to these databases.

Forman, A. (2006, November). Healthful holiday eating: 10 tips to avoid overindulgence. Environmental Nutrition, 29(11), 2. Retrieved November 8, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22857108&site=ehost-live

Fritz, G.K. (2004, January). Children and adults need family traditions. Brown University Child & Adolescent Behavior Letter, 20(1), 8. Retrieved November 8, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=11754162&site=ehost-live

Otnes, C., Kyungseung Kim, & Young, C. (1994, Summer). Yes, Virginia, there is a gender difference: Analyzing children's requests to Santa Claus. Journal of Popular Culture, 28(1), 17-29. Retrieved November 29, 2007, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database. http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=9503290139&site-ehost-live

Millner, D. (2006, November). Happier holidays--in 5 easy steps. Health, 20(9), 129-132. Retrieved November 8, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22888726&site=ehost-live

Siu, K.W.M. (2001, Winter). Red Packet: A traditional object in the modern world. Journal of Popular Culture, 35(3), 103-124. Retrieved November 8, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=6749361&site=ehost-live


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