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May Day festivals in America, 1830 to the present

Allison Thompson

May Day festivals in America, 1830 to the present

by Allison Thompson

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • May Day -- United States -- History,
  • May Day -- England -- History,
  • United States -- Social life and customs,
  • England -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAllison Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT4945 .T47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679141M
    ISBN 109780786439157
    LC Control Number2008045974

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    Soviets end blockade of Berlin (May 12), but airlift continues until Sept. – Here's a timeline of major events in U.S. History from –, including the Korean War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Civil Rights Act, and more. – Korean War: Cold war conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces on Korean Peninsula. North. The Missouri Compromise brings Missouri and Maine into the union and slavery to the American West. By this time more t Indians live in virtual slavery on the California missions.

      American literature is often divided into five major periods: The Colonial and Early National period (17th century to ) The Romantic period ( to ) Realism and Naturalism ( to ) The Modernist period ( to ) The Contemporary period ( to present). Hernando de Soto led an exploration of the Gulf Coast area from until his death in present-day Arkansas in This expedition marked the first European crossing of the Mississippi River. After de Soto's death, Luis de Moscoso led the explorers into East Texas, home of the powerful Caddo Indians, in an attempt to find an overland route.


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: May Day Festivals in America, to the Present (): Allison Thompson: Books. Get this from a library. May Day festivals in America, to the present. [Allison Thompson] -- "This thorough history examines the creation and development of the American May Day festival and compares it to earlier English May Day celebrations"--Provided by publisher.

Starting in the early s, American girls and women began to hold Old English May Day festivals, complete with maypole dances, the crowning of a May Queen, and romantic plays and pageants. These festivals accelerated in popularity after at colleges and universities across the country.

May Day Festivals in America, to the Present Allison Thompson. Jefferson, NC, and London: McFarland, Illus. Bibliog. Index. ISBN [x] + pp. [pounds sterling] Allison Thompson is an May Day festivals in America dance historian, dancer, and musician, who has written on themes of social and folk dance in literature.

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