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by Stephen Nissenbaum
Author: Stephen Nissenbaum
Publisher: Knopf; 1 edition (November 5, 1996)
Category: Books for Christians
Subcategory: Christian Living
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The Battle for Christmas, by Stephen Nissenbaum, is a fascinating study of opposing views of the Christmas celebration in America. When immigrants brought their Christmas rituals from northern and southern Europe, the customs were not always welcome. Puritans dismissed Christmas as a pagan celebration masquerading as a Christian feast.
for Christmas, by Stephen Nissenbaum, is a fascinating study of opposing views of the Christmas celebration in America. Was I suprised to find that these battles have been going on for centuries. Illustrations are well-chosen, and the extensive use of footnotes and documentation really show off his work.
The Battle for Christmas also explores the not-always-proud history of Christmas charity, and the story of. .
The Battle for Christmas also explores the not-always-proud history of Christmas charity, and the story of Christmas among the slave community in the antebellum South - a celebration reminiscent of the carnival tradition. And he shows us as well how it has been both an instrument and a mirror of social change in America.
The Battle for Christmas. This scholarly analysis of our modern celebration of Christmas pulls together a thoroughly convincing case for the widely accepted notion that it is a 19th-century creation, indeed a deliberate reformation and taming of a holiday with wilder pagan origins.
Acclaim for STEPHEN NLSSENBAUM’S The Battle for Christmas Erudite yet entertainin. n unusual . Nissenbaum’s interpretation of the centuries-long struggle to control and shape our most popular holiday is a revelation. n unusual history of consumeris. n original study. Boston Globe A vivid, engaging. Richard D. Brown, University of Connecticut. Refreshingly original and utterly engaging.
Stephen Nissenbaum shows us that there is no "real" Christmas to which we must return to be authentic. Christmas has always been a malleable tradition, according to Nissenbaum
Stephen Nissenbaum shows us that there is no "real" Christmas to which we must return to be authentic. Christmas has always been a malleable tradition, according to Nissenbaum. That means that while it may be an "invented tradition", it is one we are free to reinvent for ourselves.
The Battle for Christmas book. In this intriguing and innovative work of social history, Stephen Nissenbaum rediscovers Christmas's carnival origins and shows how it was transformed, during the nineteenth century, into a festival of domesticity and consumerism. Drawing on a wealth of period documents and illustrations, Nissenbaum charts the invention of our current Yuletide traditions, from St. Nicholas to the Christmas tree and, perhaps most radically, the practice of giving gifts to children.
the 1820s spent part of their New Year’s Day in paying visits to the homes of their circle of acquaintances. There they were received by the women of the household, who were expected to serve them food and drink-alcoholic drink.