聖誕禮物 (聖誕節)

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聖誕樹 下的聖誕禮物。

聖誕禮物是為了慶祝聖誕而贈送的禮物。聖誕禮物通常在平安夜12月24日、聖誕節12月25日、聖誕季最後一天、主顯節前夕1月5日相互交換。[1]根據基督教傳統,聖誕節期間送禮的做法像徵著東方三賢士耶穌三博士来朝[2]

歷史[编辑]

智者送禮物給耶穌。由1860朱利葉斯·施諾爾·馮·卡羅爾斯菲爾德英语Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld木刻。

經濟影響[编辑]

1942年10月二戰期間,紅十字會工作人員在為戰鬥部隊打包聖誕禮物。
聖誕裝飾品,商場比比皆是。

大約在20世紀之交,零售商開始針對兒童進行營銷,希望他們能吸引父母購買更多商品。[7]

在2000年代初期,據估計,在美國聖誕購物季每天的花費就超過40億美元,平均每人花費超過1,000美元。[4]

包裝研究[编辑]

根據內華達大學研究,包裝不好的禮物會得到更好的反應,因為“包裝整齊的禮物會增加收禮人的期望。”[來源請求]

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  1. ^ 1.0 1.1 Kubesh, Katie; McNeil, Niki; Bellotto, Kimm. The 12 Days of Christmas. In the Hands of a Child. : 16. The Twelve Days of Christmas, also called Twelvetide, are also associated with festivities that begin on the evening of Christmas Day and last through the morning of Epiphany. This period is also called Christmastide ... one early American tradition was to make a wreath on Christmas Eve and hang it on the front door on Christmas night. The wreath stayed on the front door through Epiphany. Some families also baked a special cake for the Epiphany. Other Old Time Traditions from around the world include: Giving gifts on Christmas night only. Giving gifts on the Twelfth Night only. Giving gifts on each night. On the Twelfth Night, a Twelfth Night Cake or King Cake is served with a bean or pea baked in it. The person who finds the bean or pea in his or her portion is a King of Queen for the day. 
  2. ^ Bash, Anthony; Bash, Melanie. Inside the Christmas Story. A&C Black. 22 November 2012: 132. ISBN 9781441121585. Popular tradition has it that there were three Magi because they presented three gifts to Jesus out of their treasure chests. The presentation of the gifts to Jesus out of their treasure chests. The presentation of the gifts is supposed to be the origin of the practice of giving Christmas presents. 
  3. ^ 3.0 3.1 Berking, Helmuth. Sociology of Giving. SAGE Publications. March 30, 1999: 14. ISBN 978-0-85702-613-2. 
  4. ^ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Collins, Ace. Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas. Zondervan. April 20, 2010: 96–100 [April 10, 2012]. ISBN 9780310873884. (原始内容存档于2021-12-24). 
  5. ^ Trexler, Richard. The Journey of the Magi: Meanings in History of a Christian Story. Princeton University Press. May 23, 1997: 17 [April 10, 2012]. ISBN 0691011265. (原始内容存档于2015-12-31). This exchange network of ceremonial welcome was mirrored in a second reciprocity allowing early Christians to imagine their own magi: the phenomenon of giving gifts. 
  6. ^ Collins, Ace. Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas. Zondervan. April 20, 2010: 17 [April 10, 2012]. ISBN 9780310873884. (原始内容存档于2021-12-03). Most people today trace the practice of giving gifts on Christmas Day to the three gifts that the Magi gave to Jesus. 
  7. ^ 7.0 7.1 Ringel, Paul. Why Do Children Get Presents on Christmas Anyway?. The Atlantic. [December 4, 2017]. (原始内容存档于2021-12-24). 
  8. ^ Christmas: How did gift-giving and caroling get started?. Christian Science Monitor. December 21, 2013 [December 4, 2017]. ISSN 0882-7729. (原始内容存档于2021-12-31). 
  9. ^ 9.0 9.1 Clarke, Peter. Christmas gift giving involvement. Journal of Consumer Marketing. August 2006, 23 (5): 283–291. ISSN 0736-3761. doi:10.1108/07363760610681673. 
  10. ^ Silverman, Rosa. How much should you spend on Christmas presents this year?. The Telegraph. 2016-12-05 [2019-03-03]. ISSN 0307-1235. (原始内容存档于2019-06-21). 
  11. ^ Momtroversy: How many Christmas presents should you give your kids?. ABC News. 2018-12-21 [2019-03-03]. (原始内容存档于2021-10-22). 
  12. ^ 12.0 12.1 12.2 ING.com. The truth about unwanted Christmas gifts. ING.com. December 1, 2016 [December 1, 2017]. (原始内容存档于2019-09-07). 
  13. ^ The economic case against Christmas presents. Vox. [2017-12-05]. (原始内容存档于2021-12-25). 
  14. ^ Poorly-Wrapped Gifts Get a Better Response. Stuff. [December 11, 2019]. (原始内容存档于2021-12-24). 

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