The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbs

The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbs

Over 20,000 Adages From More Than 120 Languages, Nationalities and Ethnic Groups

Book - 1997
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Presented by nationality or source within 1,300 headings such as accidents, divided loyalty, marriage, and shame; and indexed by key word, subject, and source. All but a few are from European cultures, and include famous writers such as Shakespeare and Ovid, and works such as the Bible. The obscure ones remain unexplained. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1997
ISBN: 9780786402519
Characteristics: x, 406 p. ; 26 cm


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