Chinese religious traditions collated

by Yao-yuМ€ Wu

Publisher: Ethnographics Press, Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California in Los Angeles

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Yao-yü Wu ; translated by Laurence G. Thompson; edited by Gary Seaman.
ContributionsThompson, Laurence G., Seaman, Gary, 1942-
LC ClassificationsBL1802 .W8213 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1022233M
ISBN 101878986112
LC Control Number96084644

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