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Marriage customs of the world : an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions, George P. Monger

Label
Marriage customs of the world : an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions
Title
Marriage customs of the world
Title remainder
an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions
Statement of responsibility
George P. Monger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Monger, George
Dewey number
392.503
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2690
LC item number
.M65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Marriage customs and rites
Label
Marriage customs of the world : an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions, George P. Monger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • v.1. Abduction, Marriage by -- Aborigines (Australian) -- Adultery -- Afghanistan -- Africa -- Age at marriage -- Albania -- Almonds -- Amish marriage -- Anglo-Saxon marriage -- Anniversaries -- Announcements -- Anvil, Firing of -- Arabic weddings -- Armenia -- Arranged marriage -- Arras, Las (Arrhae) -- Art, Wedding in -- Auspicious times for marriage -- Ball games -- Bangladesh -- Banns -- Banya -- Barring the way -- Ba'siller -- Bathing -- Bed, marriage -- Besom weddings -- Best man -- Betrothal -- Bhutan -- Bible and marriage -- Bidding -- Bigamy -- Blind date -- Bolivia -- Bonds, Marriage -- Bosseller -- Bottom drawer -- Bouquet -- Boutonniere -- Breach of promise -- Breakfast, Wedding -- Bride -- Bride-ale -- Bride-cake -- Bridegroom -- Bride-price -- Bridesmaid -- Bridewain -- Broom, Marriage over the -- Brunei -- Buddhist marriage -- Bulgaria -- Bundling -- Burma -- Cake, Wedding -- Cana, Wedding at -- Candles -- Canopy, Bridal -- Capture (kidnap), of bride -- Capture, Marriage by -- Cards, Wedding -- Cars -- Catholic marriage -- Cats -- Celibacy -- Celtic marriage -- Ceremony -- Chamber pot -- Chastity -- Child marriage -- Chimney sweep -- China -- Choice of partner -- Christian weddings -- Church porch, Weddings in -- Civil ceremonies -- Colors -- Common-law marriage -- Commonwealth Period in Britain (1649-1660) -- Companionate marriage -- Concubine -- Confetti -- Congo -- Consanguinity -- Consummation -- Contracts -- Convenience, Marriage of -- Costume -- Courtly love -- Courtship -- Creeling -- Crowning of bride and groom -- Crowns -- Cuba -- Customs -- Cyprus -- Czech Republic -- Dances -- Dancing in a hog (pig) trough -- Dashiki -- Dating -- Days for marriage -- Death and marriage -- Decorations -- Denmark -- Destination weddings -- Diamonds -- Divinations -- Divorce -- Dowry -- Dress, Wedding -- Dunmow Flitch -- Dwynwen, Saint -- Egg -- Egypt -- Elizabethan wedding party -- Elopement -- Endogamy/exogamy -- Engagement -- Engagement/courtship gifts -- Epithalamium -- Ethiopia -- Etiquette -- Evil eye, Protection from -- Execution, Release from -- Factory customs -- Fantasy weddings -- Favors -- Feet -- Feminism and marriage -- Fescennine songs -- Fiancé(e) -- Fiji -- Finland -- Fleet weddings -- Flowers -- Food/feast -- Forced marriage -- France -- Games -- Garlands -- Garter -- Gerewol -- Germany -- GI brides -- Gifts -- Giving away -- Gloves -- Gold -- Gold coins -- Greece -- Green -- Green wedding -- Gretna Green -- Gypsy weddings -- Haiti -- Handfasting -- Harem -- Headdress -- Hen night -- Henna -- Hindu marriage -- Holland -- Home, Setting up -- Honeymoon -- Honor killing -- Hope chest -- Horseshoe -- Hot pot -- Hungary -- Huppah (Chuppa) --
  • v. 2. Iceland -- India -- Indonesia -- Iran -- Iraq -- Irregular marriage -- Islamic marriage -- Israel -- Italy -- Jamaica -- Japan -- Jewelry, Wedding -- Jewish marriage -- Karva Chauth -- Ketubah -- Kidnapping -- Kinship -- Kiss -- Klezmer -- Korea -- Krevati -- Kurdistan -- Kuwait -- Labor service, to in-laws -- Las Vegas -- Leap Year -- Legends -- Levirate -- Lisdoonvarna -- Lord Hardwicke's Marriage Act (1753) -- Love -- Love letters -- Love locks -- Love potions and magic -- Love spoons -- Love telegraph -- Luck -- Maidens' garland -- Maori weddings -- Marriage -- Marriage bar -- Marriage systems -- Mar Thoma weddings -- Mass weddings -- Matchmaking -- Matchmaking fairs -- Matriarchal society -- May, Marriage in -- Mexico -- Middle East -- Minangkabau People -- Money dance -- Monogamy -- Mormon Church -- Morocco -- Music -- Myrtle -- Name, Change of -- Native American marriage -- Niger -- Norway -- Nuer weddings -- Nuts -- Obedient Wives Club -- Online dating -- Open marriage -- Orange blossom -- Origins of marriage -- Orthodox Church, Marriage in -- Pagan wedding -- Pakistan -- Palestinian weddings -- Paper of pins -- Papua New Guinea -- Penny weddings -- Petting stone -- Philippines -- Photographs -- Planner, Wedding -- Poland -- Polterabend party -- Polyandry -- Polygyny -- Portugal -- Posset -- Premarriage customs -- Prenuptial agreements -- Presents -- Processions -- Proposal -- Proxy, Marriage by -- Purchase, Marriage by -- Quaker marriage -- Quintain -- Racing -- Receiving line -- Reception -- Red -- Ribbon girl -- Rice -- Rings, wedding and betrothal -- Roman weddings -- Romania -- Rosemary -- Rough music/rough band -- Royal weddings (British) -- Russia -- Saints, Patron -- Sameh People -- Same-sex marriage -- Sea, Marriage at -- Shakers -- Shift, Marrying in a -- Shoes -- Shower -- Sicily -- Sikh marriage -- Slave weddings -- Sororate -- Soupe, La -- South America -- Spain -- Speed dating -- Spousal -- Stafell -- Stag Night -- Stockings, Throwing of -- Strawboys -- Suttee -- Sweden -- Sword -- Temporary marriage -- Thailand -- Themed weddings -- Threshold, Carrying over -- Tibet -- Tilak Ceremony -- Tokens -- Touareg -- Tree, Marriage to a -- Trees, Wedding -- Trousseau -- Turkey -- Twelve symbols of life -- Ukraine -- United Kingdom -- United States -- Unorthodox marriages -- Ushers -- Valentine's Day -- Veil -- Vena Amoris -- Vietnam -- Vows -- Wales -- Walking on gold -- Wed -- Wedding house -- Wheat -- Widow -- Wife-beating -- Wife-selling -- Wife-swapping -- Yemen -- Yoruban weddings -- Yugoslavia -- Zoroastrian marriage -- Zulu weddings
Control code
ocn780481207
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Expanded 2nd ed.
Extent
2 volumes (xxxiii, 743 pages)
Isbn
9781598846638
Isbn Type
(hard copy : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012031375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 1580364
Label
Marriage customs of the world : an encyclopedia of dating customs and wedding traditions, George P. Monger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • v.1. Abduction, Marriage by -- Aborigines (Australian) -- Adultery -- Afghanistan -- Africa -- Age at marriage -- Albania -- Almonds -- Amish marriage -- Anglo-Saxon marriage -- Anniversaries -- Announcements -- Anvil, Firing of -- Arabic weddings -- Armenia -- Arranged marriage -- Arras, Las (Arrhae) -- Art, Wedding in -- Auspicious times for marriage -- Ball games -- Bangladesh -- Banns -- Banya -- Barring the way -- Ba'siller -- Bathing -- Bed, marriage -- Besom weddings -- Best man -- Betrothal -- Bhutan -- Bible and marriage -- Bidding -- Bigamy -- Blind date -- Bolivia -- Bonds, Marriage -- Bosseller -- Bottom drawer -- Bouquet -- Boutonniere -- Breach of promise -- Breakfast, Wedding -- Bride -- Bride-ale -- Bride-cake -- Bridegroom -- Bride-price -- Bridesmaid -- Bridewain -- Broom, Marriage over the -- Brunei -- Buddhist marriage -- Bulgaria -- Bundling -- Burma -- Cake, Wedding -- Cana, Wedding at -- Candles -- Canopy, Bridal -- Capture (kidnap), of bride -- Capture, Marriage by -- Cards, Wedding -- Cars -- Catholic marriage -- Cats -- Celibacy -- Celtic marriage -- Ceremony -- Chamber pot -- Chastity -- Child marriage -- Chimney sweep -- China -- Choice of partner -- Christian weddings -- Church porch, Weddings in -- Civil ceremonies -- Colors -- Common-law marriage -- Commonwealth Period in Britain (1649-1660) -- Companionate marriage -- Concubine -- Confetti -- Congo -- Consanguinity -- Consummation -- Contracts -- Convenience, Marriage of -- Costume -- Courtly love -- Courtship -- Creeling -- Crowning of bride and groom -- Crowns -- Cuba -- Customs -- Cyprus -- Czech Republic -- Dances -- Dancing in a hog (pig) trough -- Dashiki -- Dating -- Days for marriage -- Death and marriage -- Decorations -- Denmark -- Destination weddings -- Diamonds -- Divinations -- Divorce -- Dowry -- Dress, Wedding -- Dunmow Flitch -- Dwynwen, Saint -- Egg -- Egypt -- Elizabethan wedding party -- Elopement -- Endogamy/exogamy -- Engagement -- Engagement/courtship gifts -- Epithalamium -- Ethiopia -- Etiquette -- Evil eye, Protection from -- Execution, Release from -- Factory customs -- Fantasy weddings -- Favors -- Feet -- Feminism and marriage -- Fescennine songs -- Fiancé(e) -- Fiji -- Finland -- Fleet weddings -- Flowers -- Food/feast -- Forced marriage -- France -- Games -- Garlands -- Garter -- Gerewol -- Germany -- GI brides -- Gifts -- Giving away -- Gloves -- Gold -- Gold coins -- Greece -- Green -- Green wedding -- Gretna Green -- Gypsy weddings -- Haiti -- Handfasting -- Harem -- Headdress -- Hen night -- Henna -- Hindu marriage -- Holland -- Home, Setting up -- Honeymoon -- Honor killing -- Hope chest -- Horseshoe -- Hot pot -- Hungary -- Huppah (Chuppa) --
  • v. 2. Iceland -- India -- Indonesia -- Iran -- Iraq -- Irregular marriage -- Islamic marriage -- Israel -- Italy -- Jamaica -- Japan -- Jewelry, Wedding -- Jewish marriage -- Karva Chauth -- Ketubah -- Kidnapping -- Kinship -- Kiss -- Klezmer -- Korea -- Krevati -- Kurdistan -- Kuwait -- Labor service, to in-laws -- Las Vegas -- Leap Year -- Legends -- Levirate -- Lisdoonvarna -- Lord Hardwicke's Marriage Act (1753) -- Love -- Love letters -- Love locks -- Love potions and magic -- Love spoons -- Love telegraph -- Luck -- Maidens' garland -- Maori weddings -- Marriage -- Marriage bar -- Marriage systems -- Mar Thoma weddings -- Mass weddings -- Matchmaking -- Matchmaking fairs -- Matriarchal society -- May, Marriage in -- Mexico -- Middle East -- Minangkabau People -- Money dance -- Monogamy -- Mormon Church -- Morocco -- Music -- Myrtle -- Name, Change of -- Native American marriage -- Niger -- Norway -- Nuer weddings -- Nuts -- Obedient Wives Club -- Online dating -- Open marriage -- Orange blossom -- Origins of marriage -- Orthodox Church, Marriage in -- Pagan wedding -- Pakistan -- Palestinian weddings -- Paper of pins -- Papua New Guinea -- Penny weddings -- Petting stone -- Philippines -- Photographs -- Planner, Wedding -- Poland -- Polterabend party -- Polyandry -- Polygyny -- Portugal -- Posset -- Premarriage customs -- Prenuptial agreements -- Presents -- Processions -- Proposal -- Proxy, Marriage by -- Purchase, Marriage by -- Quaker marriage -- Quintain -- Racing -- Receiving line -- Reception -- Red -- Ribbon girl -- Rice -- Rings, wedding and betrothal -- Roman weddings -- Romania -- Rosemary -- Rough music/rough band -- Royal weddings (British) -- Russia -- Saints, Patron -- Sameh People -- Same-sex marriage -- Sea, Marriage at -- Shakers -- Shift, Marrying in a -- Shoes -- Shower -- Sicily -- Sikh marriage -- Slave weddings -- Sororate -- Soupe, La -- South America -- Spain -- Speed dating -- Spousal -- Stafell -- Stag Night -- Stockings, Throwing of -- Strawboys -- Suttee -- Sweden -- Sword -- Temporary marriage -- Thailand -- Themed weddings -- Threshold, Carrying over -- Tibet -- Tilak Ceremony -- Tokens -- Touareg -- Tree, Marriage to a -- Trees, Wedding -- Trousseau -- Turkey -- Twelve symbols of life -- Ukraine -- United Kingdom -- United States -- Unorthodox marriages -- Ushers -- Valentine's Day -- Veil -- Vena Amoris -- Vietnam -- Vows -- Wales -- Walking on gold -- Wed -- Wedding house -- Wheat -- Widow -- Wife-beating -- Wife-selling -- Wife-swapping -- Yemen -- Yoruban weddings -- Yugoslavia -- Zoroastrian marriage -- Zulu weddings
Control code
ocn780481207
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Expanded 2nd ed.
Extent
2 volumes (xxxiii, 743 pages)
Isbn
9781598846638
Isbn Type
(hard copy : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012031375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 1580364

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