The Fourth of July encyclopedia

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Publisher:
McFarland & Co.,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
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This reference for students and general readers covers a broad assortment of topics related to the celebration of Independence Day. The alphabetically arranged entries describe events ranging from the first public readings of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 to recent commemorations. Also included are numerous entries on both prominent and lesser-known individuals who participated in some noteworthy manner in a Fourth of July celebration. Heintze is librarian emeritus at the American University Library in Washington, D.C. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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9780786427772
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