The Christmas Encyclopedia, 3d ed.
McFarland, 15.09.2001 - 540 Seiten
This considerably expanded third edition of The Christmas Encyclopedia (2001) adds 281 new entries, bringing the total number of Christmas topics to more than 760. Continuing in the format of the previous editions, a wide variety of subjects are included: individual carols and songs; historical events at Christmastime; popular Christmas symbols; Christmas plants, place names, and stamps; and celebrations in countries around the world, including the origins of some of the most cherished traditions in the United States. Unique to this work is its emphasis on Christmas as depicted in the popular media, with entries covering literary works such as Call Me Mrs. Miracle and Silver Bells, classic television series such as Bonanza and Little House on the Prairie, motion pictures such as Arthur Christmas and Santa Clause 3, and television specials expressing holiday themes.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - waltzmn - LibraryThing
The study of the Christmas tradition has three parts: the history, the folklore, and the fakelore. When it comes to fakelore, this volume is tremendously impressive. I don't know how many Christmas ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Christmas came early for me this year! The Christmas Encyclopedia is every bit as good as I had hoped it would be. It’s a nice thick reference book, with entries on all sorts of Christmas topics ... Vollständige Rezension lesen