Merry Christmas! Celebrating AmericaÕs Greatest Holiday
Harvard University Press, 30/06/2009 - 460 من الصفحات
It wouldn't be Christmas without the "things." How they came to mean so much, and to play such a prominent role in America's central holiday, is the tale told in this delightful and edifying book. In a style characteristically engaging and erudite, Karal Ann Marling, one of our most trenchant observers of American culture, describes the outsize spectacle that Christmas has become.
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
Karal Ann Marling is an art historian at the University of Minnesota whose specialty is American visual culture. (She has also written a book on the Minnesota State Fair.) Merry Christmas! is thus a ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله
MERRY CHRISTMAS!: Celebrating America's Greatest Holidayمعاينة المستخدمين - Kirkus
Like an agreeably stuffed literary Christmas stocking, Marling's entertaining history of how Christmas became America's top holiday is generously filled with interesting facts, anecdotes, and period ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله
WRAPPING PAPER UNWRAPPED Holly Boxes Tissue Paper and Bows
THE CHRISTMAS BUSINESS Greenery Lights Ornaments Toy Villages
WINDOW SHOPPING Department Store Displays Santalands and Macys Big Parade
OLDE CHRISTMAS Dickens Irving and Christmas Charity
TANNENBAUM Indoor and Outdoor Christmas Tree Spectacles
SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN TO TOWN Store Santas Kettle Santas CocaCola Santas
SOMEBODY ELSES CHRISTMAS Hot Christmas Black Christmas Faraway Christmas
THINKING OF YOU AT CHRISTMAS Cards or Gifts?
DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS How Bing Crosby and the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas
A MEDITATION ON CHRISTMAS COOKIES
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