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Japanese Buddhism

Watanabe, ShoМ„koМ„

Japanese Buddhism

a critical appraisal.

by Watanabe, ShoМ„koМ„

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Published by Kokusai Bunka Shinkōkai (Japan Cultural Society) in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [162]-164.

      SeriesJapanese life and culture series
      ContributionsKokusai Bunka Shinkōkai.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1440 .W34 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 174 p.
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5618636M
      LC Control Number68027301

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