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African proverb scholarship

Wolfgang Mieder

African proverb scholarship

an annotated bibliography

by Wolfgang Mieder

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Published by African Proverbs Project in Colorado Springs, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs, African -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWolfgang Mieder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7191 .M53 1994, PN6519.A6 .M53 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL539886M
    LC Control Number96118841
    OCLC/WorldCa31371694

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