Proverbs and the social sciences
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Proverbs and the social sciences an annotated international bibliography by Wolfgang Mieder

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Published by Schneider-Verlag Hohengehren in Baltmannsweiler .
Written in English


  • Proverbs -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.

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Includes index.

StatementWolfgang Mieder and Janet Sobieski.
SeriesPhraseologie und Parömiologie -- Bd. 12
ContributionsSobieski, Janet, 1950-
LC ClassificationsZ7191 .M547 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19618359M
ISBN 103896766678

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