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Senior lecturer Penne Restad unwraps origins of Christmas traditions

Dr. Restad featured on the university's new ShelfLife blog

Posted: January 12, 2009

Most of us accept these traditions without a second thought, but each of these beloved, yet peculiar rituals are rooted in the past, and most have evolved over time.

Read the rest of this story on UT's ShelfLife blog: Historian Unwraps Origins of Christmas Traditions (includes video clip from History Channel)

By Jessica Sinn
Public Affairs Specialist, College of Liberal Arts
512-471-2404
sinnjessica@austin.utexas.edu

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