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Published: 29 September 2016

816 Pages


ISBN: 9780198800521

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

The Oxford Reference Collection

  • Explores a wealth of cultural reference
  • Gives the real stories behind names and sayings
  • Covers everything from mythology to genetic engineering
  • Organized for easy navigation between related entries

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