By Bruce David Forbes

America’s favourite Holidays explores how 5 of America’s culturally very important holidays—Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, and Thanksgiving—came to be what they're at the present time, seasonal and non secular celebrations seriously prompted via smooth pop culture. Deftly distilling details from quite a lot of resources, Bruce David Forbes finds often-surprising solutions to questions on every one holiday’s traditions. was once Christmas consistently as commercialized because it is at the present time? Is Thanksgiving a non secular or secular vacation? whilst did we start trick-or-treating on Halloween? beautiful and insightful, America’s favourite Holidays satisfies our interest in regards to the origins of our vacations and the interesting ways that faith and tradition mix.

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