"This is a fine book of far greater than merely seasonal interest."--The Boston Sunday Globe
"Fresh and timely."--The New Republic
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This is a clear and easy to read book,based on some exentensive research. Restad tells readers how the holiday came to be in the United States and contains a lot of informtion on... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Jake Williams
This book is, as the title suggests, a history of Christmas in America from colonial times to the 20th Century. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kenneth L. Matheny
A great read about history of Christmas Holidays for those serious about the topic. Not for those looking for a Martha Stewart type of Christmas decoration instruction ( nothing... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Thomas A. Kernan
This book covers a wonderful range of topics, with seemingly accurate information, that is both interesting and historical. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is an interesting read for anyone interested in that day we call Christmas. Also HIGHLY recommended is a new e-book called
YULE LOG: Events That Happened on... Read more
Excellent historical look at the development of Christmas in the United States as a national holiday. Read morePublished on July 24, 2013 by David L. Click
This is probably one of the best reference books on the subject I have ever read.
We learn that our emerging nation didn't always take kindly to the celebration of... Read more