"...a very attractive seasonable title..." --Books Ireland. A lavishly illustrated book. Everything you need to know about Christmas. With over 700 illustrations--25 in colour--from the first century to the twenty-first century. The forgotten Seasons of Christmas--the 40 days, the 20 days, the 12 (or is it 13?) days; Christmas and War; Christmas and the Movies; Christmas and the Industrial Revolution--the force that almost killed it; Christmas and Religion--when and where was it illegal to celebrate Christmas? Christmas food--Brawn, Boar's head, Plum pudding, Cookies, etc.; and Christmas drink--from Wassail to the Tom and Jerry; Why was Christmas traditionally celebrated until February? Who was Mithras? Why did the New York Santa come on New Year's Eve rather than Christmas Eve? Who really wrote " 'Twas the Night before Christmas"? All the Scrooge Movies, and Christmas Movies you might not be aware of. A richly illustrated Question-and-Answer Guide on 282 pages. (General) at: http://www.phaeton.ie Book video at: http://www.youtube.com/embed/UPpVPV7miiY?rel=0
Product code: BWSZF
Publisher: Phaeton Publishing Limited
Dimensions: 22.0cm x 14.0cm
Publish date: 30/11/2011
Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.
There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?