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Japanese new religion

Risshō Kōsei-kai in a mountain hamlet

by Stewart Guthrie

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Published by Center for Japanese Studies, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Risshō Kōseikai -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stewart Guthrie.
    SeriesMichigan monograph series in Japanese studies ;, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ8382 .G88 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2738679M
    ISBN 100939512335
    LC Control Number86033446

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