The English Year

Steve Roud

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Éditeur
Penguin Books LTD Digital
Pages
688
Parution
janvier 2008
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780141919270
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This enthralling book will take you, month-by-month, day-by-day, through all the festivities of English life. From national celebrations such as New Year's Eve to regional customs such as the Padstow Hobby Horse procession, cheese rolling in Gloucestershire and Easter Monday bottle kicking in Leeds, it explains how they originated, what they mean and when they occur.A fascinating guide to the richness of our heritage and the sometimes eccentric nature of life in England, The English Year offers a unique chronological view of our social customs and attitudes
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