Halloween : the history of America's darkest holiday / David J. Skal.
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|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial||394.2646 SKAL (Text)||33946003118515||Nonfiction . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780486805214
- ISBN: 0486805212
- Physical Description: 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2016.
"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.
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Includes bibliographical referecnes and index.
"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.
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