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Dictionary of Religions, The Penguin

John R. Hinnells

Dictionary of Religions, The Penguin

by John R. Hinnells

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


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Penguin Reference

ContributionsReginald Piggott (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7356000M
ISBN 100140511067
ISBN 109780140511062

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