Behold the Proverbs of a People

Behold the Proverbs of a People
Author : Wolfgang Mieder
Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
Total Pages : 480
Release : 2014-10-30
ISBN 10 : 9781626743038
ISBN 13 : 1626743037
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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