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≳ Halloween: The History of America’s Darkest Holiday library ⊾ Book By David J Skal ⋦ ≳ Halloween: The History of America’s Darkest Holiday library ⊾ Book By David J Skal ⋦ Wonderfully well written, outrageous, and provocative Booklist Entertaining and scholarly Like a bag of Halloween candy, the book is a lot of fun Boston Globe Fans of cultural history will devour each chapter like a toothsome treat Christian Science Monitor.Acclaimed cultural critic David J Skal explores one of America s most perplexingly popular holidays in this original mix of personal anecdotes and social analysis Skal traces Halloween s evolution from its dark Celtic history and quaint, small scale celebrations to its emergence as mammoth seasonal marketing event.Skal takes readers on a cross country survey that covers remarkably divergent perspectives, from the merchants who welcome a money making opportunity that s second only to Christmas to fundamentalists who decry Halloween a form of blasphemy and practicing witches who embrace it as a holy day He also profiles individuals who revel in this once a year occasion to participate in elaborate fantasies Their narratives, combined with the author s cultural analysis, offer a revealing look at an intriguing aspect of our national psyche. 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    • Halloween: The History of America’s Darkest Holiday
    • 3.1
    • 249
    • Kindle
    • 272 pages
    • 0486805212
    • David J Skal
    • English
    • 13 April 2016

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