Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (Paperback)Ronald Hutton (author)
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 409 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 32 mm
Students of religion will be impressed by the ample evidence the book provides, not for the survival of pagan religious practices in a Christian era, but for the survival of Catholic practices in a Protestant one. * Margaret Cormack, Speculum - A Jnl of Medieval Studies, 2000. *
Well produced and written in a pleasing style, it is a rich source of information about late-medieval calendar customs whose scope extends far beyond the Middle Ages. Stations of the Sun belongs in the reference collection of any college library. * Margaret Cormack, Speculum - A Jnl of Medieval Studies, 2000. *
a tour de force from one of the liveliest and most wide-ranging of practising English historians this unfailingly stimulating, learned and engaging book places a relatively neglected aspect of English social history firmly on the map. * Eamon Duffy, TLS *
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