The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain
Oxford University Press, 2001 - 542 Seiten
In a complete history of British rituals, British historian Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year. Encompassing the whole sweep of history in all the British Isles, from the earliest written records to the present day, Hutton's colorful history debunks common assumptions about the customs of the past and the festivals of the present. 30 plates.
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This is such a dense text that I still haven't made my way through it after several months, not for lack of trying. The information is interesting, but the book has no "pull" to it beyond the facts ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Perhaps occasionally more information than one needs, but the arcane detail is often delightful and intriguing. Vollständige Rezension lesen