How Did it Begin?: Customs & Superstitions, and Their Romantic Origins, Volumul 10

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D. McKay Company, 1966 - 352 pagini
Customs, superstitions, habits, and expressions that abound in daily life in such areas as etiquette, birth, marriage, death, fashions, medicine, magic, sports, religion, and the Armed Forces. Highly entertaining as well as informative.

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Comentariu Utilizator  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

This is a book that was a product of its times - it has some interesting facts, but the author is of a different age - for example, he kept referring to "primitive people". Also, a few things were ... Citiți recenzia completă

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A good collection of different beliefs, customs, and superstitions, with good explanations of origin and significance through the ages. I read this partly for bits of information that might make good ... Citiți recenzia completă

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THE ORIGIN OF SUPERSTITIONS
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Third Time Lucky
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BIRTH AND ITS CUSTOMS
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