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The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes

Author: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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With notes detailing history, origins, development, variations, and social and political uses, this book presents over 500 nursery rhymes, songs, jingles, and lullabies traditionally handed on to young children.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
ISBN: 0198600887 9780198600886
OCLC Number: 229161681
Description: xxix, 559 pages
Contents: PREFACE; PREFACE TO THE REVISED EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; NURSERY RHYMES ARRANGED A-Z; INDEX OF NOTABLE FIGURES ASSOCIATED WITH NURSERY RHYMES; INDEX OF FIRST LINES
Responsibility: edited by Iona and Peter Opie.

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The second revised edition of this dictionary bringing together over 500 nursery rhymes, songs, nonsense jingles, lullabies, and rhyming alphabets traditionally handed on to young children. This book  Read more...

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