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Asian ritual systems

Asian ritual systems

syncretisms and ruptures

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern.
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Paginationxi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
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Open LibraryOL22758272M
ISBN 109781594601576

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