Christmas in France
For All Students This text highlights both the unique and the universal in the Christmas celebrations in France. The history of the traditions is examined and various activities give experiences with these customs. MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES. Offer instructions for working on craft projects, cooking traditional recipes, and more. CULTURAL HISTORY. Traces historical, religious, and secular roots, along with the folk arts associated with the holiday. FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS. Highlight distinctive, as well as similar, characteristics of Christmas in France. Beautifully illustrated in full-color, these texts highlight both the unique and the universal in the Christmas celebrations of the featured countries.
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The holiday feast
Christmas Eve in Paris
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