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Religious trends in modern China.

Wing-tsit Chan

Religious trends in modern China.

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Religious thought -- China,
    • China -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [265]-281.

      SeriesLectures on the history of religions, new ser.,, no. 3, The Haskell lectures at the University of Chicago, 1950.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1802 .C48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 327 p.
      Number of Pages327
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5754895M
      LC Control Number71096176


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