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Title:
The solstice evergreen : history, folklore, and origins of the Christmas tree
Author:
Karas, Sheryl, 1958-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised and expanded edition.
Publication Information:
Fairfield, CT : Aslan Pub., 1998.
Physical Description:
169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Explores the origins and spiritual significance of the Christmas tree and its decoration through history, folklore, myths, stories, and period illustrations from around the world.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780944031759
Format :
Book

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A collection of nearly 40 myths, legends and folktales from diverse cultures about bringing home and decorating an evergreen tree at Christmas. This book brings the beloved story of this beloved holiday tradition up-to-date with touching interpretations.


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