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Author Lankauskas, Gediminas, 1965-
Title The land of weddings and rain : nation and modernity in post-socialist Lithuania / Gediminas Lankauskas.
Imprint Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, [2015]

Series Anthropological horizons ; 16
Anthropological horizons ; 16.
Subject Marriage customs and rites -- Lithuania.
Weddings -- Lithuania.
Man-woman relationships -- Lithuania.
Lithuanians -- Social life and customs.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Soviet propaganda and nationalist reappropriation -- Exigencies of tradition -- Catholic enchantment and discontent -- Time-spaces of a reordered city -- "Until you grope the ground": food, drink, and modern things -- Post-socialist scriptum.
Summary Based on more than a decade of ethnographic research, The Land of Weddings and Rain examines the components of the contemporary urban wedding in post-socialist Lithuania.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781442699359 (electronic bk.)
1442699353 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 898894390
Additional Format Print version: Lankauskas, Gediminas, 1965- Land of weddings and rain. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2015] 9781442644175 (DLC) 2015452147 (OCoLC)889649726