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Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas (Stories Behind Books)
Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas (Stories Behind Books)
by Ace Collins
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Enjoy these true, fascinating stories of the joy, heartache, trials, and faith that inspired our favorite songs, hymns, and traditions.... (read more)

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Family Quizmas: Christmas Bedtime Stories and Trivia Fun
Family Quizmas: Christmas Bedtime Stories and Trivia Fun
by Gordon Pape
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A second humorous compilation of holiday trivia and stories provides zany explanations for a variety of familiar Christmas traditions, both secular and religious, answering questions concerning the origins of holiday traditions and customs, accompanied... (read more)

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Krampus: The Devil of Christmas
Krampus: The Devil of Christmas
by Monte Beauchamp
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...an arresting terror -- Rick Kogan; Chicago Tribune MagazineWith an ADDITIONAL 32 pages, superior printing, and a secure HARDCOVER binding, KRAMPUS: The Devil of Christmas picks up where the softcover edition of The Devil in Design leaves off. In the... (read more)

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Holiday Handbook
Holiday Handbook
by Carol Barkin
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The only complete guide to secular holidays arranged by season describes their origins and celebrations. Includes the world's major religions and their holidays.... (read more)

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The Thanksgiving Ceremony: New Traditions for America's Family Feast
The Thanksgiving Ceremony: New Traditions for America's Family Feast
by Edward Bleier
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Introducing a new Thanksgiving tradition--a short, inspiring ceremony designed for family and friends of all ages to read aloud at the table. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Halloween and Other Festivals of Death and Life (94 Edition)
Halloween and Other Festivals of Death and Life (94 Edition)
by Jack (ed.) Santino
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Why do we celebrate Halloween? No one gets the day off, and unlike all other major holidays it has no religious or governmental affiliation. A survivor of our pre-Christian, agrarian roots, it has become one of the most popular and widely celebrated... (read more)

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Keeping Christmas: Yuletide Traditions in Norway and the New Land
Keeping Christmas: Yuletide Traditions in Norway and the New Land
by Kathleen Stokker
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A fascinating description of Norwegian Christmas folk traditions and their evolution in the U.S., with hundreds of evocative stories, recipes, and photographs. Describes and traces the development of the holiday's folkways from their origins to their... (read more)

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Fertility Goddesses, Groundhog Bellies & the Coca-Cola Company: The Origins of Modern Holidays
Fertility Goddesses, Groundhog Bellies & the Coca-Cola Company: The Origins of Modern Holidays
by Gabriella Kalapos
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Year after year, many of us continue to perform holiday rituals with little or no understanding of what they mean or what purpose they serve. A part of us yearns to understand how and why these special days originated. Why does Groundhog Day exist and... (read more)

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Halloween: American Holiday, Amer. History (98 Edition)
Halloween: American Holiday, Amer. History (98 Edition)
by Bannatyne
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Lesley Bannatyne's fascinating book . . . will be widely appealing toanyone who ever wondered where witches, trick-or-treating, and jack-o-lanternsreally came from. It is by far the best book on the history of Halloweenavailable today.Alison Guss, senior... (read more)

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Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night
Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night
by Nicholas Rogers
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Boasting a rich, complex history rooted in Celtic and Christian ritual, Halloween has evolved from ethnic celebration to a blend of street festival, fright night, and vast commercial enterprise. In this colorful history, Nicholas Rogers takes a lively... (read more)

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The History of the Snowman: From the Ice Age to the Flea Market
The History of the Snowman: From the Ice Age to the Flea Market
by Bob Eckstein
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Who made the first snowman? Who first came up with the idea of placing snowballs on top of each other, and who decided they would use a carrot for a nose? Most puzzling of all: How can this mystery ever be solved, with all the evidence long since melted?... (read more)

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Medieval Celebrations: How to Plan for Holidays, Weddings, and Reenactments with Recipes, Customs, Costumes, Decorations, Songs, Dances and G
Medieval Celebrations: How to Plan for Holidays, Weddings, and Reenactments with Recipes, Customs, Costumes, Decorations, Songs, Dances and G
by Daniel Diehl
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Steps for re-creating an accurate medieval celebration Ideas for activities at Christmas, Easter, weddings, and parties In this handy guide, medieval historians Daniel Diehl and Mark Donnelly provide ideas and instructions for planning an authentic... (read more)

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Politically correct holiday stories :for an enlightened yuletide season
Politically correct holiday stories :for an enlightened yuletide season
by James Finn Garner
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Whether your favorite holiday story is "A Christmas Carol", "The Story of Hanukkah", or "'Twas the Night Before Christmas", you'll find it transformed to reflect current sensibilities in Politically Correct Holiday Stories. Injecting our popular holiday... (read more)

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We Are What We Celebrate: Understanding Holidays and Rituals
We Are What We Celebrate: Understanding Holidays and Rituals
by Amitai Etzioni
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"[A] bridge-building book [that] illuminates the interconnections among feminist creators from multi-cultural mainstream traditions; one that creates bonds of sisterhood. Annette Van Dyke makes us aware of the way in which feminist spirituality unites... (read more)

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The book of American traditions :stories, customs, and rites of passage to celebrate our cultural heritage
The book of American traditions :stories, customs, and rites of passage to celebrate our cultural heritage
by E Jenkins
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Celebrating the American spirit and its rich legacy is this treasury of lore, stories, customs, and rituals passed down from generation to generation. 50 line illustrations.... (read more)

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The Definitive St. Patrick's Day Festivity Book
The Definitive St. Patrick's Day Festivity Book
by Michael J. Fallon
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The Definitive St. Patrick's Day Festivity Book brings readers everything they need to enjoy a stupendous St. Patrick's Day. Fallon covers creating the ambiance of Ireland at home, Gaelic food & grog, Irish games and limericks, Irish skits, Irish songs... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Christmas & New Years Celebr 2ND Edition
Encyclopedia of Christmas & New Years Celebr 2ND Edition
by Tanya Gulevich
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Rev. ed. of: Encyclopedia of Christmas. 2000.... (read more)

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Death Makes a Holiday: A Cultural History of Halloween
Death Makes a Holiday: A Cultural History of Halloween
by David J Skal
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From acclaimed cultural critic David J. Skal, an in-depth look at one of the most popular-and perplexing-holidays in America. Using a mix of personal anecdotes and brilliant social analysis, Skal examines the amazing phenomenon of Halloween, exploring... (read more)

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Consumer Rites: The Buying and Selling of American Holidays
Consumer Rites: The Buying and Selling of American Holidays
by Leigh Eric Schmidt
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The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas
The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas
by John Matthews
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