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A World of Their Own Making : Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family Values
by John R. Gillis

Overview - Weddings, birthdays, funerals, reunions, Mother's Day, even Christmas, we think of these ritual events as timeless traditions, our links to the distant past and the future. John Gillis aims to reveal just how modern and how politically constructed these rituals are.  Read more...

 
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More About A World of Their Own Making by John R. Gillis
 
 
 
Overview
Weddings, birthdays, funerals, reunions, Mother's Day, even Christmas, we think of these ritual events as timeless traditions, our links to the distant past and the future. John Gillis aims to reveal just how modern and how politically constructed these rituals are.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780674961883
  • ISBN-10: 0674961889
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: October 1997
  • Page Count: 310


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