Marriage Customs of the World: From Henna to Honeymoons
ABC-CLIO, 2004 - 327 páginas
An encyclopedia of marriage rites, traditions, and beliefs from around the world, ranging from ancient practices to contemporary ceremonies.
* 200 A-Z entries on wedding practices and beliefs from cultures around the world
* Dozens of photographs of weddings and wedding artifacts
* Numerous illustrations, including the table plan from Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management
* A thorough introduction that explores marriage both as a rite and as a ceremony