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Christmas in Texas

By: Elizabeth Silverthorne

Price: $18.00  $10.00

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

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: tamu17

ISBN: 0890965781

Condition: new


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 View more info