The Folklore of American Holidays

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Hennig Cohen, Tristram Potter Coffin
Gale Research, Jan 1, 1991 - Festivals - 509 pages
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Depicts items of folklore associated with American holidays and festivals, reflecting the culture of America from colonial times to the present.

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Here is a unique addition to reference books on holidays. While the American Book of Days (Wilson, 1978. 3d ed.) reads like an encyclopedia and Anniversaries and Holidays (ALA, 1983. 4th ed.) gives ... Read full review


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Tristram Potter Coffin (1922-2012) was Professor of English and Folklore at the University of Pennsylvania.

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