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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


  • Buddhism -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-301) and index.

Statementby Edward J. Thomas.
SeriesThe History of civilization
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18449045M

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