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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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The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas
The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas
by John Matthews
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Many of us long for an alternative to the commercial industry Christmas has become. This beautifully illustrated, full-color book, brimming with folklore, stories, recipes, games, activities, decorating ideas, songs, and other resources, will help... (read more)

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The Hogmanay Companion
The Hogmanay Companion
by Hugh Douglas
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How many times have you wondered about the origins of New Year's Eve, or Hogmanay as the Scots term it? This book reveals all as Hugh Douglas takes the reader from the remotest beginnings of this festival through the more recent developments in the 18th... (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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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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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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The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween: Celebrating the Dark Half of the Year
The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween: Celebrating the Dark Half of the Year
by Jean Markale
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A comprehensive examination of the rituals and philosophies of the Celtic holiday of Samhain, the inspiration for Halloween. • Presents the true meaning of this ancient holiday and shows how contemporary observances still faithfully reflect the... (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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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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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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The Solstice Evergreen: The History Folklore and Origins of the Christmas Tree
The Solstice Evergreen: The History Folklore and Origins of the Christmas Tree
by Sheryl Ann Karas
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Illustrated with 60 period line drawings, this book enlightens readers as to the significance of the Christmas tree with a collection of nearly 40 myths, legends and folktales from diverse cultures around the globe.... (read more)

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The Winter Solstice
The Winter Solstice
by John Matthews
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Many of us long for an alternative to the commercial industry Christmas has become. This beautifully illustrated, full-color book, brimming with folklore, stories, recipes, games, activities, decorating ideas, songs, and other resources, will help... (read more)

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Holiday Folklore, Phobias & Fun
Holiday Folklore, Phobias & Fun
by Donald E Dossey
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Ever wondered why we kiss under the mistletoe, or make New Years' resolutions? Know anyone who fears Friday the 13th, black cats and stepping on cracks? This book explores, and explains, curious secrets, history and little know facts about holiday... (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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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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Dressed for Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween Costume & Masquerade
Dressed for Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween Costume & Masquerade
by Phyllis Galembo
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