Thanksgiving: A Cultural and Historical Collection Various

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Published: November 24th 2014

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Thanksgiving: A Cultural and Historical Collection  by  Various

Thanksgiving: A Cultural and Historical Collection by Various
November 24th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 74 pages | ISBN: | 5.24 Mb

This book is a collection of cultural and historical material which theme is Thanksgiving.The first eight chapters are the scripts of the radio program Housekeepers chat that was made by the U.S Department of Agriculture. This is a selection ofMoreThis book is a collection of cultural and historical material which theme is Thanksgiving.The first eight chapters are the scripts of the radio program Housekeepers chat that was made by the U.S Department of Agriculture.

This is a selection of episodes from the month of November around the 1930s.The next part of the book contains a chapter from the book Oldtown Folks, which was printed in 1869 and written by Harriet Beecher Stowe (the author of Uncle Toms cabin). This chapter centers around Thanksgiving and how it was celebrated in New England in the late 18th century. A shorter version of the same story is found in the second chapter of this book.The latter part of the book contains several important Thanksgiving proclamations in American history.

In the last chapter we find a poem published in 1907 that sums up many reasons for Thanksgiving.The primary goal of this book is to provide a cultural and historical basis for what the Thanksgiving holiday is about. It is not just the traditions – although the traditions are important – but traditions together with the historical proclamations are there to encourage the reader to find a deeper meaning to this holiday.Enjoy this book for Thanksgiving and discover some of the rich cultural and historical heritage pictured by this festival.



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