Melitta Weiss Adamson, Francine Segan Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1-2
Greenwood | 2008 | ISBN: 0313339589 | 624 pages | PDF | 17,2 MB
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. With a worldwide focus, entries on Dim Sum and the La Quinceanera Party, 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. Whether a student of history or world language class, or an adult planning a theme party, there is something in Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl for everyone.