Christmas Traditions

ISBN: 9780712352949 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2019 Autor: George Goodwin Editură: British Library Publishing Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 128 Stoc: Stoc limitat

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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 romanticisation of Christmas and invented traditions; goose clubs; advent calendars; Christmas cards and gift-giving



Modern Traditions Individual, sometimes outlandish traditions from around the world

Varsta Recomandata
10-12 ani
Limba
Engleza
Autor
George Goodwin
Data Publicarii
2019
Editura
British Library Publishing
Inaltime
18.7
Latime
12.4
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
128
Subtitlu
A Celebration of Christmas Lore
Bic
HBTB, WZG
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