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introduction to Buddhism

teachings, history, and practices

by Harvey, Peter

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Harvey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4022 .H37 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 374 p. :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2189051M
    ISBN 100521308151, 0521313333
    LC Control Number89007317


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