The Book of the Year

The Book of the Year

Author: Anthony F. Aveni

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195171543

Category: History

Page: 224

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An engaging, entertaining reference to modern holidays explains the origins of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, witches, and St. Valentine's Day as it discusses holiday traditions, celebrations, customs, and more.
The Book of the Year
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Anthony F. Aveni
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

An engaging, entertaining reference to modern holidays explains the origins of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, witches, and St. Valentine's Day as it discusses holiday traditions, celebrations, customs, and more.
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Pages: 24
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Categories: History
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Pages: 24
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The Delicious History of the Holiday
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Fred Inglis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-28 - Publisher: Routledge

Our holidays lie near the heart of our emotional life, enjoyed for a fortnight, fed on imagination for eleven months of the year. What we want from our holidays tells a lot about who we are and what we wish we were. In this charming account, Fred Inglis traces the