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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • soul,taboo,philosophy,scientific,modes of thought,from magical to religious,theory of general development,evolutionary sequence,comparative religion,
  • Fiction / Folklore,
  • Religion / Ethics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9374454M
ISBN 100543983064
ISBN 109780543983060
OCLC/WorldCa475520324

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