Chambers Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character

Chambers, 2004 - 638 páginas
Over time the different seasons, months and days have acquired a particular significance, or been linked with certain historical events. This is a collection of the folklore and history associated with our calendar. Taking you through the year season by season, month by month, and day by day the Chambers Book of Days explores these associations - from which month it is lucky to get married in to the history of modern day celebrations. The book features on this day in history information and covers the associations and folklore of particular days.

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