1 edition of Discovering the folklore and traditions of marriage found in the catalog.
Discovering the folklore and traditions of marriage
Includes bibliographical references (p. 94) and index.
|Other titles||Folklore and traditions of marriage|
|Series||Discovering series -- no. 304, Discovering series -- no. 304.|
|LC Classifications||GT2743 .M66 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||94 p. :|
|Number of Pages||94|
|LC Control Number||2012359394|
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Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage looks at the ways that marriages are celebrated in multicultural Britain - and how these traditions are similar to or different from those around the world - and how the practices of the past are observed, and sometimes altered, for contemporary times.4/5(1).
Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The wedding is a ceremony that i 2/5. Get this from a library. Discovering the folklore and traditions of marriage. [George Monger] -- "The wedding is a ceremony surrounded by tradition and folklore, but why do we do what we do, and what lies behind the customs of marriage.
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