Asiatic influences in American folklore.
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Asiatic influences in American folklore. by Gudmund Hatt

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Published by I kommission hos Munksgaard in Kb̜enhavn .
Written in English


  • Folklore -- America.

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SeriesDet kgl. Danske videnskabernes selskab. Historisk-filologiske meddelelser, bd. 31, nr. 6, Historisk-filosofiske meddelelser -- Bd. 31, nr. 6.
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Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14075477M

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