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Children"s games in street and playground

Iona Opie

Children"s games in street and playground

chasing,catching seeking,hunting,racing,duelling,exerting,daring,guessing,acting, pretending

by Iona Opie

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIona and Peter Opie..
ContributionsOpie, Peter, 1918-1982.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii,371p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19912784M

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