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Christmas

A Candid History

Christmas( )
Author: Forbes, Bruce David
ISBN:978-0-520-25802-0
Publication Date:Oct 2008
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

Written for everyone who loves and is simultaneously driven crazy by the holiday season, Christmas: A Candid History provides an enlightening, entertaining perspective on how the annual Yuletide celebration got to be what it is today. In a fascinating, concise tour through history, the book tells the story of Christmas--from its pre-Christian roots, through the birth of Jesus, to the holiday's spread across Europe into the Americas and beyond, and to its mind-boggling...
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Book Details
Pages:188
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Holidays / Christmas & Advent
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 20.2 x 1.358 cm
Book Weight:0.256 Kilograms



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