The Routledge Book of World Proverbs
By (author) Jon R. Stone
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Routledge Book of World Proverbs by Jon R. Stone
Book DescriptionThe Routledge Book of World Proverbs invites the reader to travel the globe in search of the origins of such words of wisdom, experiencing the rich cultural traditions reflected in each nation's proverbs. This collection contains over 16,000 gems of humour and pathos that draw upon themes from our shared experiences of life. And we are not just invited to learn about other cultures; proverbs are 'bits of ancient wisdom' and thus teach us about our own history. Drawing together proverbs that transcend culture, time and space to provide a collection that is both useful and enjoyable, The Routledge Book of World Proverbs is, unquestionably, a book of enduring interest.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415974240
(234mm x 156mm x 39mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jon R. Stone
Latin for the Illiterati, Paperback (April 2009)
A compendium of more than 7,000 Latin words, expressions, phrases, and sayings taken from the world of art, music, law, philosophy, theology, medicine and the theatre, as well as witty remarks and sage advice from ancient writers such as Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, and more.
Routledge Book of World Proverbs, Hardback (September 2006)
A collection that draws together proverbs which transcend culture, time and space.
Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Hardback (December 2004)
a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama, poetics, and war.
Essential Max Muller, Paperback (May 2003)» View all books by Jon R. Stone
The publication of this collection of Muller's best known essays, though long overdue, brings Muller back to life, and brings needed historical depth to the continuing theoretical and methodological debates in the academic study of religion.
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Author Biography - Jon R. Stone
California State University, USA
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