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Halloween : the history of America's darkest holiday / David J. Skal.

Skal, David J. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 394.2646 SKAL (Text) 33946003118515 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780486805214
  • ISBN: 0486805212
  • Physical Description: 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A slightly revised republication of Death makes a holiday : a cultural history of Halloween, originally published in 2002 by Bloomsbury, New York"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical referecnes and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Cultural critic David J. Skal takes an in-depth look at one of America's most perplexingly popular holidays in this original mix of personal anecdotes and social analysis. Skal examines the tradition's dark Celtic history and traces its evolution in the course of a few generations from a quaint, small-scale celebration to a mammoth marketing event"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Halloween > History.
Halloween > United States > History.
Halloween > Social aspects > United States > History.
United States > Social life and customs.
HISTORY > Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
HISTORY > North America.
HISTORY > United States > General.

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