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An introduction to the study of some living religions of the East

Cave, Sydney

An introduction to the study of some living religions of the East

by Cave, Sydney

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Published by Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions,
  • Asia -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSome living religions of the East.
    Statementby Sydney Cave.
    SeriesStudies in theology, History of religions preservation project -- MN 40099.4.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14023638M
    OCLC/WorldCa39703006

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