The history of religions essays in methodology by Mircea Eliade

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Mircea Eliade and Joseph M. Kitagawa ; with a pref. by Jerald C. Brauer.
ContributionsKitagawa, Joseph Mitsuo, 1915-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
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Open LibraryOL19417173M

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