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Aspects of British Calendar Customs (Mistletoe)

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Published by Sheffield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Sociology,
  • Reference,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTheresa Buckland (Editor), Juliette Wood (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8968972M
    ISBN 101850752435
    ISBN 109781850752431

    Christmas is Britain's most popular holiday and is characterized by traditions which date back hundreds of years. Many Christmas customs which originated in Britain have been adopted in the United States. The first ever Christmas card was posted in England in the s, and the practice soon became an established part of the build-up to Christmas. The Peoples of the British Isles: A New History from Prehistoric Times to , Lewis, Jane. Women in Britain since Women, Family, Work and the State in the Post-War Years, Marwick, Arthur. British Society Since , ——. A History of the Modern British Isles, , McRae, Susan.


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