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Marriage customs of the world from henna to honeymoons /

This second edition of Marriage Customs of the World examines historical context, social significance, and current trends and controversies of matrimony in the Western world as well as other cultures. Apart from detailing the ceremonies from specific countries, the book identifies specific elements of the wedding event and discusses them in a comparative manner, showcasing the similarities across cultures. ||The new content in this work includes additional information on courtship and how future spouses are found in other cultures; marriage in art, cinema, theater, and poetry; wedding bands; f.

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  • "This book presents a comprehensive overview of global courtship and marriage customs, from ancient history to contemporary society, demonstrating the vast differences as well as the similarities across all of human culture."
  • "Marriage has likely existed for as long as human civilization; establishing when this social institution was conceived is difficult, as it predates reliable written record. Despite the vast differences in the practices and concepts of matrimony across the globe, there is surprising continuity in marriage customs and ceremonies across cultures."
  • "This second edition of Marriage Customs of the World examines historical context, social significance, and current trends and controversies of matrimony in the Western world as well as other cultures. Apart from detailing the ceremonies from specific countries, the book identifies specific elements of the wedding event and discusses them in a comparative manner, showcasing the similarities across cultures. ||The new content in this work includes additional information on courtship and how future spouses are found in other cultures; marriage in art, cinema, theater, and poetry; wedding bands; f."@en
  • "An encyclopedia of marriage rites, traditions, and beliefs from around the world, ranging from ancient practices to contemporary ceremonies. Weddings are filled with traditions that everyone accepts as meaningful and necessary. But when and how did all those necessary things originate?"@en

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  • "Wörterbuch."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Encyclopedias."
  • "Encyclopedias"
  • "Encyclopedias"@en

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  • "Marriage customs of the world from henna to honeymoons /"@en
  • "Marriage customs of the world : from henna to honeymoons /"
  • "Marriage customs of the world an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions /"@en
  • "Marriage customs of the world : an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions /"
  • "Marriage Customs of the World"@en
  • "Marriage Customs of the World From Henna to Honeymoons."@en