"Because it has long-term informational value and has no up-to-date rival, it is suitable for academic and public libraries; even small public libraries … Highly recommended."
"The readability of the book makes it appropriate for all ages above middle school. As a reference book it would be very good in academic and public libraries."
American Reference Books Annual
Like other social rituals, weddings are filled with traditions that everyone accepts as meaningful and necessary. But when and how did all those necessary things originate? The bouquet and the white dress? The Huppah and the smashed glass? The Muslim wedding's henna night? Or even the notion that weddings should take place in churches? Didn't they always?