Christmas in Texas

By: Elizabeth Silverthorne

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What an interesting book to read as Christmas approaches to learn about 400 years of celebrating Christmas in Texas.The author looks at how various ethnic groups celebrated Christmas in the Lone Star state with music, food--includes some recipes-- decorations, religious observances, etc. For example, in the 1800s German immigrant brought artificial trees made of dyed green feathers; the British brought kissing under the mistletoe; and the Norwegians brought the tradition of "Shooting in Christmas." 188 pages. REDUCED SHIPPING MEDIA MAIL

Title: Christmas in Texas

Author Name: Elizabeth Silverthorne

Categories: Texas,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University Press: 1990

ISBN Number: 0890965781

ISBN Number 13: 9780890965788

Binding: perfect

Book Condition: new

Type: paperback

Size: 7 x 10

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: tamu17

Keywords: Texas pioneers Christmas mistletoe ethnic German British Italian Norwegian Czech Greek traditions genealogy family ancestors holidays