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Univ of Chicago Pr
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Univ of Chicago Pr "Trick or Treat" Book

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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween"
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Univ of Chicago Pr "Trick or Treat" Book
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Univ of Chicago Pr "Trick or Treat" Book is written by Lisa Morton and explains how the holiday was reborn in America.

Univ of Chicago Pr "Trick or Treat" Book considers influence of related but independent holidays, especially the Mexican day of the dead. Book examines the effect Halloween has had on popular culture.

  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween"
  • Author: Lisa Morton
  • Subject: History
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 229
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books
  • Publication date: 9/15/2013
  • Size: 5.4"H 8.4"W 0.7"D
  • Audience: General
  • Book provides a thorough history of this spooky day. She begins by looking at how holidays like the Celtic Samhain, a Gaelic harvest festival, have blended with the British Guy Fawkes Day
  • Book explains how the holiday was reborn in America, where costumes and trick-or-treat rituals have become new customs
  • Book examines the effect Halloween has had on popular culture through the literary works of Washington Irving and Ray Bradbur
Specifications
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages in Book 229
Book Language English
Book Reading Level College
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