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Thanksgiving : the biography of an American holiday / James W. Baker ; foreword by Peter J. Gomes.

Thanksgiving : the biography of an American holiday

Baker, James W. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781584658016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1584658010 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press ; c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-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.
Subject: Thanksgiving Day > History.

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