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Halloween Encyclopedia

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ISBN-10: 0786460741

ISBN-13: 9780786460748

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Lisa Morton

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[From the first edition: The concept of Halloween as a holiday and cultural phenomenon worthy of serious study is only a few decades old, and only since the mid-1980s have scholars started to accept that Halloween's place in modern society (especially in American society) merits attention beyond horror fiction and children's books. The first book devoted solely to Halloween was published just over a century ago, and now, Halloween has its own encyclopedia. Major entries include Samhain, The Celtic ancestor of Halloween; witches, a major Christian addition To The mythology of Halloween and one that still generates interest and controversy; skeletons, a universally recognized symbol of death;…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 4/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 263
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English