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Buddhism in Japan

E. Dale Saunders

Buddhism in Japan

with an outline of its origins in India

by E. Dale Saunders

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
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  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Japan -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 289-295.

      Statementby E. Dale Saunders.
      LC ClassificationsBL1440 .S32 1964
      The Physical Object
      Pagination328 p.
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5909588M
      LC Control Number64010900

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