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The Alternate celebrations catalogue

Author: Milo Shannon-Thornberry
Publisher: New York : Pilgrim Press, ©1982.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milo Shannon-Thornberry
ISBN: 0829806016 9780829806014
OCLC Number: 8305465
Notes: Enl. ed. of: Alternative celebrations catalogue 4th ed. c1978.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Rites of passage : Births --
Birthdays : birthday party foods --
Bar/bat mitzvah --
Alternative weddings --
Funerals : The Significance of simple burial ; About funeral directors ; About funeral and memorial services ; How the dead can help the living --
Other rites of passage : Tooth rites ; Graduations ; Anniversaries ; "Retirement." Getting Through the Holidays : The Psychology of Consumption --
Substitute new traditions for old buying habits --
One family's program for change --
Women and celebrations : the fable of maybe-maybe land --
Celebrations in extended and blended families. Holidays : January and February : New Year's Day ; Emanciation Day ; Martin Luther King's birthday ; Valentine's Day --
March and April : St. Patrick's Day ; April Fool's Day ; Purim ; Passover ; Lent ; Palm Sunday ; Easter --
May and June : Shvuot ; Pentecost ; Memorial Day ; Parent's Day --
July and August : Independence Day ; Hiroshima Day ; Women's Equality Day --
September and October : Labor Day ; RoshHashanah ; Yom Kippur ; Soccoth ; Halloween --
November : Thanksgiving --
December : Christmas/Hanukkah. Giving and Gifts : Philosophy of giving --
On creative deprivation --
Plants : a gift of life --
Give a tree! --
Books for Children : Beyond Disney, Star Wars, and toward shalom --
Choosing and using toys --
Making Gifts : making gifts at home : "Woods treasures" --
Clown mobile --
Walnut-shell turtles --
Egg tree --
Stuffed animals --
Gingerbread people --
Cloth picture boook --
Baby block --
Potato printing --
Set of glasses made from bottles --
Candle for a wedding givt --
Railroad spike paperweight --
For avid crossword puzzle fams --
For a baby gift --
Chess set --
Reviving treasured drawings --
Recipe box --
Ideas from the kids : Yarn picture --
Gingerbread people --
Rag doll --
Make Your own greeting cards : Printing ; Paper cutting ; Rubbings --
Alternative gift wrapping ideas --
Holiday gifts from the Kitchen : Granola ; Liptauer cheese --
Garlic french dressing --
Humas --
Yogurt dip --
Herb vinegars --
Blue Cheese and cheddar spread --
Raisin-almond bread --
Sprouts --
Nut bread --
Applesauce nut bread. Beyond Celebrations : Voluntary simplicity : lifestyle of the future? --
How to make a candle flashlight from Living for self-sufficency --
Communalized townhouses --
Backward aguaculture --
The Story of Shakertown Pledge --
The Cowboy Economy --
Models which give direction : Community living ; food ; Integrated urban house ; Work ; Community action --
Publish a "local" alternative catalogue ; here's how --
Third World shops --
Warning : TV may be bad for your health --
A Look to the future.
Other Titles: Alternative celebrations catalogue.
Responsibility: [edited by] Milo Shannon-Thornberry.

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