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Merry Christmas! : Celebrating America's Greatest Holiday

ISBN13: 9780674003187
ISBN: 0674003187
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $29.95
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Published Date:
Pages: 464
Average Goodreads rating: 3.93/5 (10 ratings)

Christmas wouldn't be the same without the things. This book examines why the trees, cards, wrapping paper, toy villages and Macy's holiday parade play such an important role in the festivities. Through the medium of mass culture, Christmas is here primarily defined as a secular celebration.