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The Stations of the Sun: History of the Ritual Year in Britain Paperback – 1 Sep 1997

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  • Paperback: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; New edition edition (1 Sept. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0192880454
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192880451
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 3.8 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 27 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,259,509 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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..".a highly readable text that will serve the scholar and general reader alike to provide the first truly complete survey of the history of communal, seasonal rites and customs....In this engaging exploration his work will be useful to students of popular culture and literature, folklorists, historians, and even the old-fashioned enthusiast."--Journal of Ritual Studies..".a breath of much-needed fresh air...a well-organized, methodical analysis..."--American Reporter"This book, with its rich combination of history and folklore, is a valuable work of reference."--American Historical Review ."..a highly readable text that will serve the scholar and general reader alike to provide the first truly complete survey of the history of communal, seasonal rites and customs....In this engaging exploration his work will be useful to students of popular culture and literature, folklorists, historians, and even the old-fashioned enthusiast."--Journal of Ritual Studies."..a breath of much-needed fresh air...a well-organized, methodical analysis..."--American Reporter"This book, with its rich combination of history and folklore, is a valuable work of reference."--American Historical Review .,."a highly readable text that will serve the scholar and general reader alike to provide the first truly complete survey of the history of communal, seasonal rites and customs....In this engaging exploration his work will be useful to students of popular culture and literature, folklorists, historians, and even the old-fashioned enthusiast."--Journal of Ritual Studies .,."a breath of much-needed fresh air...a well-organized, methodical analysis..."--American Reporter "This book, with its rich combination of history and folklore, is a valuable work of reference."--American Historical Review , .."a highly readable text that will serve the scholar and general reader alike to provide the first truly complete survey of the history of communal, seasonal rites and customs....In this engaging exploration his work will be useful to students of popular culture and literature, folklorists, historians, and even the old-fashioned enthusiast."--Journal of Ritual Studies , .."a breath of much-needed fresh air...a well-organized, methodical analysis..."--American Reporter "This book, with its rich combination of history and folklore, is a valuable work of reference."--American Historical Review ,.".a highly readable text that will serve the scholar and general reader alike to provide the first truly complete survey of the history of communal, seasonal rites and customs....In this engaging exploration his work will be useful to students of popular culture and literature, folklorists, historians, and even the old-fashioned enthusiast."--Journal of Ritual Studies,.".a breath of much-needed fresh air...a well-organized, methodical analysis..."--American Reporter"This book, with its rich combination of history and folklore, is a valuable work of reference."--American Historical Review ..".a highly readable text that will serve the scholar and general reader alike to provide the first truly complete survey of the history of communal, seasonal rites and customs....In this engaging exploration his work will be useful to students of popular culture and literature, folklorists, historians, and even the old-fashioned enthusiast."--Journal of Ritual Studies..".a breath of much-needed fresh air...a well-organized, methodical analysis..."--American Reporter"This book, with its rich combination of history and folklore, is a valuable work of reference."--American Historical Review

Synopsis

This study covers the whole sweep of history from the earliest written records to the present day. From May Day revels and Midsummer Fires, to Harvest Home, Hallowe'en and the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a journey through the ritual year in Britain. Seeking to challenge many common assumptions about the customs of the past and debunk many myths surrounding festivals of the present, this text illuminates the history of the calendar we live by today. This book is intended for students and historians of social and cultural history, folklorists, and anyone with an interest in traditional customs and rituals.

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