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Buddhism and Buddhists in Japan

Robert Cornell Armstrong

Buddhism and Buddhists in Japan

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Japan,
  • Buddhist sects,
  • Japan -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Cornell Armstrong.
    SeriesThe world"s living religions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1440 A7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 144 p. --
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14982551M


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