Inventing Christmas how our holiday came to be (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Inventing Christmas how our holiday came to be

Author: Jock Elliott
Publisher: New York Harry N. Abrams 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For mange mennesker, gamle som unge, er julen assosiert med en tykkladen og blid nisse, med en sekk full av gaver, sangere som synger julehymner samt pyntede trær som utstråler årstidens glede og hjertevarme. Men hvor kommer så disse tradisjonene fra? Boken viser med illustrasjoner av ulike berømte kunstnere, deriblant Thomas Nast og Arthur Rackham, hvordan de fleste av tradisjonene fant sin form over en 25-års  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jock Elliott
ISBN: 0810934930 9780810934931
OCLC Number: 1028390785
Notes: Engelsk tekst
Bibliografi: s. 126
Description: 128 s. illustrations (noen kol.)
Responsibility: Jock Elliott.

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With vintage illustrations by artists such as Thomas Nast and Arthur Rackham, "Inventing Christmas" explains how most of America's Christmas traditions evolved between 1822 and 1848, and how Santa,  Read more...
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