Publisher:Durham, N.H. :University of New Hampshire Press ;c2009.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. -266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A thanksgiving detective story -- New England's Puritan holy days -- The traditional New England Thanksgiving -- The classic New England Thanksgiving dinner -- The nation embraces Thanksgiving, 1780-1880 -- Nineteenth-century holiday imagery in literature and art -- Enter the Pilgrims -- Pilgrims are for kids : Thanksgiving in the progressive classroom -- Imaging the holiday -- Parades, patriotism, and consumption -- Consensus and competition : the postwar Thanksgiving -- New myths for old-- Thanksgiving under siege -- Thanksgiving now, then, and forever.