Christmas: A Social History by Mark Connelly

Christmas: A Social History by Mark Connelly

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Covers various themes that contribute to modern Christmas: its Anglo-German origins and the idea of the bourgeois Christmas expressing family virtues; the need for a touchstone with the past in an age of rapid expansion and thus the myth of Merrie England; and the revival of English music: in short, all the elements making up the modern Christmas.

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This book provides an original perspective on the West's most enduring social and cultural institution. The author covers all the vital themes contributing to the modern Christmas: its Anglo-German origins and the idea of the bourgeois Christmas expressing family virtues; the need for a touchstone with the past in an age of rapid expansion and thus the myth of Merrie England; and the revival of English music: in short, all the elements making up the modern Christmas.

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SKU GOR007128357
Title Christmas: A Social History
Author By (author) Mark Connelly
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Year Published 2012
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 1780763611
ISBN 13 9781780763613
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

Details

This book provides an original perspective on the West's most enduring social and cultural institution. The author covers all the vital themes contributing to the modern Christmas: its Anglo-German origins and the idea of the bourgeois Christmas expressing family virtues; the need for a touchstone with the past in an age of rapid expansion and thus the myth of Merrie England; and the revival of English music: in short, all the elements making up the modern Christmas.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007128357
Title Christmas: A Social History
Author By (author) Mark Connelly
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Year Published 2012
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 1780763611
ISBN 13 9781780763613
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No