Death Makes A Holiday: A Cultural History Of Halloween

Bloomsbury USA

Death Makes A Holiday: A Cultural History Of Halloween

  • Publish Date: 2003-10-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: David J. Skal
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Using a mix of personal anecdotes and perceptive social analysis, acclaimed cultural critic David J. Skal examines the amazing phenomenon of Halloween, exploring its dark Celtic history and illuminating why it has evolved-in the course of a few short generations-from a quaint, small-scale celebration into the largest seasonal marketing event outside of Christmas.

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