The English Year

Steve Roud (Author)
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Description

This enthralling book will take you, month-by-month, day-by-day, through all the festivities of English life. From national celebrations such as New Year's Eve to regional customs such as the Padstow Hobby Horse procession, cheese rolling in Gloucestershire and Easter Monday bottle kicking in Leeds, it explains how they originated, what they mean and when they occur.

A fascinating guide to the richness of our heritage and the sometimes eccentric nature of life in England, The English Year offers a unique chronological view of our social customs and attitudes

Product Details

Price
£14.99  £13.94
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date
31 January 2008
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780141021065

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