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Moravian Christmas in the South

Author: Nancy Smith Thomas; Old Salem Museums & Gardens.
Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C. : Old Salem Museums & Gardens ; Chapel Hill, N.C. : Distributed for Old Salem by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of the Christmas traditions that we know today did not appear in the United States until well into the nineteenth century. This book explores the Christmas celebrations of the Moravian Church in  Read more...

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Thomas, Nancy Smith.
Moravian Christmas in the South.
Winston-Salem, N.C. : Old Salem Museums & Gardens ; Chapel Hill, N.C. : Distributed for Old Salem by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)894800994
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Smith Thomas; Old Salem Museums & Gardens.
ISBN: 9780807831816 0807831816
OCLC Number: 166317513
Description: xv, 167 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Moravian Christmas traditions and the evolution of the holiday --
The Christmas tree and the pyramid --
The putz and other decorations --
The evolution of the gift bringer and gifts --
Food and beverages --
Music and services.
Responsibility: by Nancy Smith Thomas.
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Nancy Smith Thomas has captured much of the Moravians' contributions to Christmas in a well-researched, clearly-written and beautifully illustrated new book. . . . Thomas introduces readers to a Read more...

 
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