American Christmas Cards, 1900-1960
ISBN: PB: 9780300176872, Yale University Press, October 2011
320 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 250 colour illus.
The power of Christmas derives from the appeal of its repeated rituals, the presumed antiquity of its traditions, and its ability to adapt to changing cultural conditions. Christmas cards seemed inevitable and ubiquitous, but in recent years the genr...