Why Was the Partridge in the Pear Tree? (BOK)

Mark Jones

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Why was the partridge in the pear tree? Who was Good King Wenceslas? And what are the pagan origins behind 'The Holly and the Ivy'? Discover the hidden stories behind our best-loved Christmas carols, from their earliest incarnations in the Middle Ages and their banning under the Puritans to the wassailing traditions of the nineteenth century and the carols that united soldiers on the Western Front during the First World War. This fascinating book charts the history of one of Christmas' longest-running traditions and is sure to appeal to all those who love the festive season.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Mark Jones
Forlag
The History Press
ISBN 9780752459578
Antall sider 128 Dimensjoner 11,2cm x 17,5cm x 1cm
Vekt 120 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd