The stations of the sun : a history of the ritual year in Britain / Ronald Hutton.

Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 1996
Physical description
xx, 542 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
ISBN
  • 0198205708
  • 9780198205708
  • 9780192854483
  • 0192854488
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 428-518) and index.
Contents
  • 1. The Origins of Christmas -- 2. The Twelve Days -- 3. The Trials of Christmas -- 4. Rites of Celebration and Reassurance -- 5. Rites of Purification and Blessing -- 6. Rites of Hospitality and Charity -- 7. Mummers' Play and Sword Dance -- 8. Hobby-Horse and Horn Dance -- 9. Misrule -- 10. The Reinvention of Christmas -- 11. Speeding the Plough -- 12. Brigid's Night -- 13. Candlemas -- 14. Valentines -- 15. Shrovetide -- 16. Lent -- 17. The Origins of Easter -- 18. Holy Week -- 19. An Egg at Easter -- 20. The Easter Holidays -- 21. England and St George -- 22. Beltane -- 23. The May -- 24. May Games and Whitsun Ales -- 25. Morris and Marian -- 26. Rogationtide and Pentecost -- 27. Royal Oak -- 28. A Merrie May -- 29. Corpus Christi -- 30. The Midsummer Fires -- 31. Sheep, Hay, and Rushes -- 32. First Fruits -- 33. Harvest Home -- 34. Wakes, Revels, and Hoppings -- 35. Samhain -- 36. Saints and Souls -- 37. The Modern Hallowe'en -- 38. Blood Month and Virgin Queen.
  • 39. Gunpowder Treason -- 40. Conclusions.
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  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
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  • English
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The stations of the sun : a history of the ritual year in Britain / Ronald Hutton.

Published
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2001
Physical description
xvii, 542 pages ; 20 cm
ISBN
  • 0192880454
  • 9780192880451
  • 0192854488
  • 9780192854483
Notes
  • Originally published: 1996.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 428-518) and index.
  • Originally published: 1996.
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  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0636/97022955-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English
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The stations of the sun : a history of the ritual year in Britain / Ronald Hutton.

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  • Oxford : Oxford University Press 1996
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  • 9780191676758
  • 0191676756
  • Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain. His comprehensive study covers all the British Isles and the whole sweep of history from the earliest written records to the present day.

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