Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage

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  • Paperback
  • 96 pages
  • Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage
  • GEORGE MONGER
  • English
  • 14 February 2017
  • 0747808198

About the Author: GEORGE MONGER

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Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage The wedding is a ceremony that is surrounded by tradition and folklore, but why do we do what we do, and what lies behind the customs of marriage What color should a wedding dress be What is the origin of the wedding cake Why do we throw confetti What is so special about Gretna Green What is so lucky about a shoe Why a wedding breakfast, and is the pre nuptial contract a new idea In Britain today the celebration of a marriage in the traditional manner is a mixture of something old, something new and something borrowed from other traditions It is bound up with church and secular legislation, and with custom and superstition.Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage looks at the ways that marriages are celebrated in multicultural Britain and how these traditions are similar to or different from those around the world and how the practices of the past are observed, and sometimes altered, for contemporary times. Free Download Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage [ author ] GEORGE MONGER [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – passionbusiness.co.uk

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9 thoughts on “Discovering the Folklore and Traditions of Marriage

  1. Kathy says:

    Shire press sent this to Donovan, who felt it was a booksuited for me, for the time being.

  2. Esoldra says:

    Not as good as I hoped it would be, a lot of repetition and no actual depth in regards to the origins of certain traditions and a lot of which were ommitted completely would not recommend