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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Religion and sociology,
  • Economic development,
  • Asia -- Religion

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Robert N. Bellah.
ContributionsCongress for Cultural Freedom.
LC ClassificationsBL1032 .B4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13526220M
LC Control Number65016267

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