9780781805155

Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781805155

  • ISBN10:

    0781805155

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-10-01
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books
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Summary

New appendix: Traditional Polish Games and Pastimes for Children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Forewordp. 11
Introductionp. 17
Decemberp. 21
Advent
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
Caroling
Januaryp. 57
New Year's Eve
Feast of Three Kings
Februaryp. 65
Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Mother
Marchp. 71
Carnival Time
Lent
Aprilp. 95
Palm Sunday
Holy Week
Easter Sunday
Easter Monday/Dingus
Mayp. 117
May Day Celebrations
Green Holidays
Junep. 129
Feast of Corpus Christi
Celebration of the Summer Solstice
Julyp. 139
Linden Tree
Augustp. 145
Harvest Home Celebrations
Feast of Our Lady of the Herbs
Herbs
Septemberp. 179
Wedding Customs and Traditions
Octoberp. 217
Old Woman's Summer
Name Day Celebrations
Novemberp. 225
All Souls Day
Feast Day of St. Martin
Feast of St. Andrew and St. Katherine
Birth Customsp. 235
Death Customsp. 257
Traditional Polish Games and Pastimes for Childrenp. 281
Bibliographyp. 312
Ethnographic Regionsp. 317
Pronunciation Guidep. 319
Brief Glossary of Termsp. 320
Indexp. 322
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