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Marriage customs of the world

H. N. Hutchinson

Marriage customs of the world

by H. N. Hutchinson

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Published by Crown in Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Dharam Vir.
ContributionsVir, Dharam.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19671969M


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Marriage customs of the world by H. N. Hutchinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

An encyclopedia of marriage rites, traditions, and beliefs from around the world, ranging from ancient practices to contemporary ceremonies. Marriage Customs of the World: From Henna to Honeymoons cordially invites you to explore the rites, rituals, and iconography of weddings from around the globe.

In more than alphabetically organized entries, an accomplished folklorist describes the key. An encyclopedia of marriage rites, traditions, and beliefs from around the world, ranging from ancient practices to contemporary ceremonies.

Marriage Customs of the World: From Henna to Honeymoons cordially invites you to explore the rites, rituals, and iconography of weddings from around the globe. In more than alphabetically organized entries, an accomplished folklorist describes the Cited by:   Marriage Customs of the World An Encyclopedia of Dating Customs and Wedding Traditions, 2nd Edition.

by George P. Monger. Marriage has likely existed for as long as human civilization: establishing when this social institution was conceived is difficult, as. 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 5/5(1).

Marriage Customs of the World: From Henna to Honeymoons cordially invites you to explore the rites, rituals, and iconography of weddings from around the globe. In more than alphabetically organized entries, an accomplished folklorist describes the key components and beliefs related to marriage across a representative selection of the world.

The large size and extreme diversity of the continent leads to enormous diversity among the marriage ceremonies and traditions that take place. Marriage ceremonies throughout Africa vary greatly depending on the faith of the individuals. The World Book Encyclopedia states that 40% of Africans identify as Christian while 45% are Muslim.

No matter the additions and extras brought in to make the marriage ceremony one of a kind, it's basically something most people in North America, Europe and most of the civilized world today knows about. However, there’re so many other marriage customs from around the world not many people know about, some bordering on the weird.

Mexico: Las. Book is an "At to Z" listing of marriage customs from around the world, from Abduction (marriage of) to Zulu weddings. Great if you want to look up a particular topic, but not so great if you were hoping to read about the evolution of customs across time and cultures/5. The book makes a comparative study of wedding customs and rituals practised under different religious faiths.

"In his interesting and comprehensive book on marriage, Dr. Roy traces the evolution of marriage customs and ceremonies to religious traditions and geographic history. It is particularly interesting to note that several of the customs which are apparently very different in different.