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Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
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Collecting Rudolph and Other Reindeer Games

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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer was born in 1939 as a marketing gimmick. This may surprise you, but the amazing thing is, Rudolph still draws 'em in. Rud
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Befana, the Christmas “Witch”

Befana, the Christmas “Witch” | Cultural History | Scoop.it

While most Americans will probably recognize the above image as a witch, a possibly evil character associated with Halloween in the U.S., many Italians would see a motherly figure who keeps a clean house (hence the broom) and gives candy or coal to children.  The character’s name is Befana.

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History of the Italian holiday witch.

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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