Signs, omens, and portents in Nebraska folklore
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Signs, omens, and portents in Nebraska folklore by Margaret Cannell

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Published by [University of Nebraska] in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Nebraska.,
  • Omens.,
  • Proverbs.,
  • Superstition.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesProverbial lore in Nebraska.
Statementby Margaret Cannell. Proverbial lore in Nebraska, by Emma Louise Snapp.
SeriesNebraska. University. Studies in language, literature, and criticism -- no. 13., University of Nebraska studies in language, literature, and criticism -- no. 13.
ContributionsSnapp, Emma Louise.
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780486M

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