Dickens and the construction of Christmas

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History Today
Vol. 43, no. 12 (December 1993), p. 17-24

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One hundred and fifty years ago, the best-loved of Britain's novelists penned a tale that struck a potent chord in the popular revival of the season of goodwill. Geoffrey Rowell explains its appeal and its powerful religious and social overtones