Christmas Traditions: A Celebration of Christmas Lore (Hardcover)
 
作者: George Goodwin 
出版社: BRITISH LIBRARY
分類: Social & cultural history ,
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書城編號: 1559600

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出版日期: 2019/09/26
尺寸: 210x150x22mm
重量: 419 grams
ISBN: 9780712352949

 
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A stocking-filler-sized compilation of Christmas lore, revealing the intriguing origins of the traditional festivities. Forty short pieces on individual traditions are each accompanied by charming vintage illustrations from the British Library's collection of Christmas books, cards, and ephemera. Origins of the Feast at Christmas; the decision to celebrate Christ's birthday on 25 December; the Yuletide festival of Anglo-Saxon England; Saturnalia; evergreens taken inside in midwinter; the original Captain Christmas 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' - Christmas in and out of Church Holly symbolizing Christ's crown of thorns; the role of Midnight Mass; European celebrations of Epiphany and the importance of the Three Kings Christmas down the Ages Mistletoe and kissing; the Puritan ban on Christmas; the Twelve Days of Christmas; Dickens's recipe for Twelfth Night cake The Transatlantic 'Victorian' Christmas Nineteenth-century romanticization of Christmas and invented traditions; goose clubs; advent calendars; Christmas cards and gift-giving Modern Traditions Individual, sometimes outlandish traditions from around the world

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