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Gedatsu-Kai and religion in contemporary Japan

returning to the center

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      • Bibliography: p. [268]-275.Includes index.

        StatementIndiana University Press
        PublishersIndiana University Press
        LC Classifications1989
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 79 p. :
        Number of Pages61
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100253350077
        2Religion in Asia and Africa series.
        3Religion in Asia and Africa

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