Halloween: Costumes and Other Treats (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Paperback)

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Description


This book chronicles the history of Halloween in the 20th century through the evolution of related costumes, Jack-O'-Lanterns, decorations, candy containers, and other treats. One could easily view 20th-century Halloween costumes as being a road map through popular cultural history--they reflect fads, television, space exploration, movies, comics, and personalities that shaped the past hundred years. Historians, collectors of Halloween items, and students of popular culture will find this book offers delightful insight into the styles, variety, and current values of ever-popular Halloween gear.

About the Author


Stuart Schneider is an authoritative Halloween collector. He has written 10 other books with Schiffer Publishing on a wide variety of subjects, including pens, lighters, Abraham Lincoln, and the Space Race.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764314100
ISBN-10: 0764314106
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: July 26th, 2001
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors