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Consumer rites

the buying & selling of American holidays

by Leigh Eric Schmidt

  • 263 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Holidays -- Economic aspects -- United States,
    • United States -- Religious life and customs,
    • United States -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-358) and index.

      StatementLeigh Eric Schmidt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4986.A1 S35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 363 p. :
      Number of Pages363
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1278832M
      ISBN 100691029806
      LC Control Number95010604

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