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The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive

READ The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive 100 Drawing on over 2000 years of writing and experiences from all over the world The Curious World of Christmas covers every remarkable aspect of the largest religious festival on Earth This is a uniue treasury of amusing and poignant anecdotes heart warming stories ancient customs forgotten traditions historical insigh. Interesting enough Some parts were funny others silly still others sobering The section on war at Christmastime had some touching stories but the section about disasters at Christmastime was depressing Otherwise the book was filled with some amusing reflections on the history the traditions and the commercialism of Christmas

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READ The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive 100 Around the world; the origins of Santa Claus; Christmas at war; Christmas presents shopping and DIY; at work on Xmas day; reunions and tantrums; volcanoes earthuakes and train crashes; Xmas traditions; Xmas weather and Food and Drink all with a liberal sprinkling of great uotations and some statistics for good measu. I think I was gifted this book on Christmas While is it very entertaining and filled with many fun facts about this joyous holiday I found myself to be a very large grinch and my mind wandered freuently when trying to finish itBut I was glad I did If not I would not have the recipe for drunk Christmas cake which is awesome or Martha Washington s recipe for fruitcake

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READ The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive 100 Ts practical tips bizarre practices recipes uotations and a scattering of jaw dropping statistics And while it shuns cloying sentimentality it is never cynical or contemptuous The Curious World of Christmas wears its paper hat with prideChapters includePagan roots of Christmas; Christmas with our ancestors; Christmas. A really entertaining and informative

  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive
  • Niall Edworthy
  • English
  • 15 January 2017
  • 9780385612692